There are 3 ways to get from Derby to Reading by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Reading

$65 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Morledge (Bus Station) to Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) Sb

$52 - $60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Reading 129.4 miles

$27 - $40

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Derby to Reading hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, New Bharat Coaches operates a bus from Derby to Reading once daily. Tickets cost $42 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New Bharat Coaches
Website
newbharat.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Morledge (Bus Station) to Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
newbharat.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Derby and Reading is 167 km. The road distance is 207 km.

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Reading is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Derby to Reading is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £50 - £75.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Derby and arriving at Reading. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

The train from Derby to Reading takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.