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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  •  1h 18m

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

$17 - $57

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Bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Lemyngton Street Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate to Grantham, Bus Station 8

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 22m

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

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  49m

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Grantham 41.3 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  49m

  1. Drive from Derby to Grantham 41.3 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  49m

  1. Take an Uber from Derby to Grantham 41.3 miles

$70 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Grantham is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Grantham is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby station to Grantham station. However, there are services departing from Derby, Bus Station and arriving at Grantham, Bus Station via Loughborough, Baxter Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Grantham. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Grantham via Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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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 1h 18m and costs £12 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Derby to Grantham, including transfers.

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Derby to Grantham bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at Derby, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Derby to Grantham is to train which takes 1h 18m and costs £12 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Grantham.
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  • Distance: 35 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

You can take a train from Derby to Grantham via Nottingham in around 1h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Grantham via Loughborough, Lemyngton Street and Loughborough, Baxter Gate in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $15
Train from Nottingham to Grantham
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Yourbus
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Lemyngton Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate to Grantham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Other operators
Uber Nottingham
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Derby to Grantham
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$70 - $100
UberX
$70 - $100
UberXL
$85 - $120
Taxi from Derby to Grantham
Ave. Duration
49m
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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Derby to Grantham bus services, operated by Centrebus, arrive at Grantham, Bus Station.

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

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

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