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

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 29 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Stafford

$43 - $78

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Derby to Stafford 33.3 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus, line 825 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) to Burton upon Trent, High Street X38
  2. Take the line 825 bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Pilgrim Street (Epsley's Yard) 825

$13

Bus, line 841 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Wardwick (Curzon Street) to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station Swi / ...
  2. Take the line 841 bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford, ASDA Store (Queensway) 841

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Derby to Stafford 34.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Stafford 34.3 miles

$7 - $11

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

You can take a train from Derby to Stafford via Tamworth High Level and Tamworth in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Stafford via Burton upon Trent, High Street, Burton upon Trent, New Street, and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Stafford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $30
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
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Pilgrim Street (Epsley's Yard)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Wardwick (Curzon Street) to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford, ASDA Store (Queensway)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Derby to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Derby to Stafford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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 Stafford?

The distance between Derby and Stafford is 45 km. The road distance is 55 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Stafford is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Derby to Stafford is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £120 - £150.

Is there a direct train between Derby and Stafford?

No, there is no direct train from Derby to Stafford. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Stafford via Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

Is there a direct bus between Derby and Stafford?

No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Stafford. However, there are services departing from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) and arriving at Stafford Town Centre, Pilgrim Street (Epsley's Yard) via Burton upon Trent, New Street and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Derby to Stafford, including transfers.