There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Rugeley 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  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Rugeley Trent Valley

$39 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus, line 825 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) to Burton upon Trent, High Street X38
  2. Take the bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station X12
  3. Take the line 825 bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Rugeley Town Centre, Bus Station 825

$13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Rugeley 29.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Rugeley 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

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

You can take a train from Derby to Rugeley via Tamworth High Level and Tamworth in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Rugeley via Burton upon Trent, High Street, Burton upon Trent, New Street, and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) to Burton upon Trent, High Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Midland Classic
Phone
+44 1283 500228
Email
info@midlandclassic.com
Website
midlandclassic.com
Bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
midlandclassic.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Rugeley Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Derby to Rugeley
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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

How far is it from Derby to Rugeley?

The distance between Derby and Rugeley is 36 km. The road distance is 47 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Derby to Rugeley?

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Rugeley is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Derby to Rugeley?

The quickest way to get from Derby to Rugeley is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £100 - £130.

Is there a direct train between Derby and Rugeley?

No, there is no direct train from Derby to Rugeley. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Rugeley Trent Valley via Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Derby and Rugeley?

No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Rugeley. However, there are services departing from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) and arriving at Rugeley Town Centre, Bus Station via Burton upon Trent, New Street and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Derby to Rugeley?

It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Derby to Rugeley, including transfers.