There are 5 ways to get from Derby to Melton Mowbray by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Melton Mowbray

$9 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus, line 8 bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) to Melton Mowbray, Cattle Market (1 Norman Way) 8

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Train via Leicester  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Melton Mowbray

$43 - $66

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Melton Mowbray 32.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Melton Mowbray 32.9 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Derby, England and Melton Mowbray, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Derby to Melton Mowbray 5 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 40 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Melton Mowbray via Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate) and Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Melton Mowbray
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 (5 Baxter Gate) to Melton Mowbray, Cattle Market (1 Norman Way)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Derby to Melton Mowbray
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Derby and Melton Mowbray is 43 km. The road distance is 53 km.

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Melton Mowbray is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Derby to Melton Mowbray is to train which takes 40 min and costs £7 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Derby and arriving at Melton Mowbray. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Melton Mowbray. However, there are services departing from Derby, Bus Station and arriving at Melton Mowbray, Cattle Market (1 Norman Way) via Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

The train from Derby to Melton Mowbray takes 40 min including transfers and departs five times a week.