There are 8 ways to get from France to Derby by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Limoges to East Midlands  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Limoges (LIG) to East Midlands (EMA) LIG - EMA

$107 - $978

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Bus  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby National Express

$44 - $96

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Fly Paris CDG to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Birmingham (BHX) CDG - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$95 - $327

Fly Nantes to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Birmingham (BHX) NTE - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$100 - $307

Fly Lyon to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Birmingham (BHX) LYS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$106 - $334

Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

$136 - $327

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Derby

$252 - $295

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Derby

$108 - $161

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Derby. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Derby via Paris, Paris and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from France to Derby. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Derby via Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between France and Derby is 743 km.

The best way to get from France to Derby without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from France to Derby, including transfers.

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France to Derby bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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France to Derby train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from France to Derby is to fly which takes 2 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Limoges Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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France to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Map of how to get from France to Derby.
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  • Distance: 464.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between France and Derby, England?

Ryanair flies from Limoges to Derby 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Derby via Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International in around 5 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Nantes to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Nantes to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Nantes to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Limoges to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lyon to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
Eurostar
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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
$85 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Ouibus
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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Derby is 1 h behind France. It is currently 9:39 AM in France and 8:39 AM in Derby.

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

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Ryanair offers flights from Limoges Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 636+ hotels available in Derby. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Limoges Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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