There are 7 ways to get from Derby to Thorpe Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Staines

$75 - $105

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Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 230 / ...

$20 - $26

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Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Staines

$78 - $116

Bus, line 8 bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Morledge (Bus Station) to Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) Sb
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Slough Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station 8

$45 - $47

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Thorpe Park 134.7 miles

$28 - $45

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$111 - $342

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR

$102 - $265

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Derby station to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Derby, Bus Station and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Derby and Thorpe Park is 113 miles. The road distance is 134.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Derby to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Derby to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Derby to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Derby to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Thorpe Park is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Derby to Thorpe Park.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 113.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Derby, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Derby to Thorpe Park via London St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Vauxhall Underground Station, Vauxhall, Staines, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Derby to Thorpe Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Vauxhall to Staines
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Reading to Staines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Derby to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$40
Schedules at
newbharat.co.uk

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