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There are 6 ways to get from Derby to Grantham by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Grantham

£14 - £20

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Bus, train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane Indigo
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Grantham

£12 - £18

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Train via Nottingham  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Grantham

£14 - £105

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Grantham 41.3 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Grantham 41.3 miles

£7 - £11

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from Derby to Grantham 41.3 miles

£55 - £75

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Grantham is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Grantham is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Derby and arriving at Grantham. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Derby and Grantham is 35 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Grantham without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £14 - £20.

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The train from Derby to Grantham takes 53 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Derby to Grantham train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Derby station.

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Derby to Grantham train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Grantham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Grantham is 41 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Derby to Grantham.

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  • Distance: 35 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

East Midlands Railways operates a train from Derby to Grantham once a week. Tickets cost £14 - £20 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Grantham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Single
£13 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Single
£19 - £28
Train from Derby to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£2 - £4
Off-Peak Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Single
£8 - £12
Train from Nottingham to Grantham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £6
Off-Peak Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Single
£11 - £17
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Nottingham
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Derby to Grantham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£55 - £75
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uber.com
Assist
£55 - £75
UberX
£55 - £75
UberXL
£65 - £90
Taxi from Derby to Grantham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Western Cars
Phone
+44 1332 331 331
Website
westerncars-derby.co.uk
PJ Cars
Phone
+44 1332 202 010
Website
pjcarsderby.co.uk
City Taxis Derby
Phone
+44 1332 75 75 75
Website
citytaxis.com
Chads Cars
Phone
+44 1332 666 222
Website
chadscars-derby.co.uk
A2B Cars
Phone
+44 1332 207 207

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