There are 5 ways to get from Derby to Spalding by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Spalding

$36 - $92

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Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street) to St Margaret's Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) to Spalding, Chancery Court

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Train via Leicester  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Peterborough

$63 - $93

Bus, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 1 from Market Square) Indigo / ...
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Spalding

$35 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Spalding 72.4 miles

$15 - $23

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Spalding. However, there are services departing from Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street) and arriving at Spalding, Chancery Court via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Spalding. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Spalding via Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Derby and Spalding is 56 miles. The road distance is 72.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Spalding without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Derby to Spalding, including transfers.

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Derby to Spalding bus services, operated by Kinchbus, depart from Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street) station.

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

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The best way to get from Derby to Spalding is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 16 min.

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Derby to Spalding bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Peterborough, arrive at Spalding, Chancery Court station.

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

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Map of how to get from Derby to Spalding.
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  • Distance: 56.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Derby to Spalding twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Spalding via St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Peterborough, and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) in around 5 h 16 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Spalding
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $65
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 1 from Market Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Yourbus
Website
catchyourbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 1 from Market Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
catchyourbus.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Siddals Road (Copeland Street) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Peterborough
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 16) to Spalding, Chancery Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Spalding is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Derby to Spalding.

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