There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Devon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Exeter St Davids

$92 - $133

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Bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Exeter National Express

$25 - $29

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Devon 214.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Exeter (EXT) MAN - EXT

$89 - $274

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Devon is to bus which costs £19 - £23 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Devon is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Derby and Devon is 180 miles. The road distance is 214.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Derby to Devon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Devon. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Exeter City Centre, Paris Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The nearest airport to Devon is Exeter (EXT) Airport which is 14.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Cardiff (CWL) (48.5 miles), Bristol (BRS) (63.4 miles), Guernsey (GCI) (105 miles) and Southampton (SOU) (105.7 miles).

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Derby to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brixham station.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Devon.
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  • Distance: 179.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to Devon hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Derby to Devon once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $130
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
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