There are 5 ways to get from Coventry to Derby by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Coventry to Derby

$40 - $65

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Rideshare  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Coventry to Derby 51.2 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Coventry to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$43 - $98

Bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station 48
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street) Skylink Leicester Derby

$15 - $17

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Coventry to Derby 51.1 miles

$11 - $16

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No, there is no direct bus from Coventry to Derby. However, there are services departing from Coventry, Sainsbury's and arriving at Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coventry and arriving at Derby. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Coventry and Derby is 36 miles. The road distance is 51.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Derby without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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The train from Coventry to Derby takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Coventry to Derby bus services, operated by Stagecoach Warwickshire, depart from Coventry, Sainsbury's station.

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Coventry to Derby train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Coventry station.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Derby is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 56 min.

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Coventry to Derby bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street) station.

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Coventry to Derby train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Derby station.

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Map of how to get from Coventry to Derby.
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  • Distance: 35.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Coventry, England and Derby, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Coventry to Derby 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coventry to Derby via Haymarket Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Coventry to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Coventry to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Coventry to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Coventry to Derby is 51 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Coventry to Derby.

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