There are 6 ways to get from Derby to Sheffield by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield

$18 - $55

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Rideshare  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Derby to Sheffield 41.9 miles

$5 - $12

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Bus National Express  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express

$7 - $11

Bus Stagecoach Chesterfield  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Matlock, Bakewell Road 6.1|the sixes
  2. Take the bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange (Sheffield Interchange C1) X17 / ...

$12

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Sheffield 40.9 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Sheffield 40.9 miles

$8 - $13

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derby and arriving at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Derby and arriving at Sheffield. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Derby and Sheffield is 32 miles. The road distance is 40.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Sheffield without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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The train from Derby to Sheffield takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Derby to Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Derby station.

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Derby to Sheffield train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to Sheffield is to train which takes 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h.

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Derby to Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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

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Map of how to get from Derby to Sheffield.
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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Derby to Sheffield hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 30 min. CrossCountry also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Derby to Sheffield every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Trent Barton
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange (Sheffield Interchange C1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
TM Travel
Website
tmtravel.co.uk
Bus from Matlock, Bakewell Road to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange (Sheffield Interchange D3)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
tmtravel.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
47 min
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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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Sheffield is 41 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Derby to Sheffield.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Derby and Sheffield. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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