There are 3 ways to get from Gainsborough to Derby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gainsborough Lea Road to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$30 - $72

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Bus, line 37 bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Retford, Bus Station 95 / ...
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Retford, Bus Station to Newark, Bus Station 37
  3. Take the bus from Newark, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 4 from Market Square)

$29

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Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Gainsborough to Derby 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainsborough to Derby station. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough, King Street and arriving at Derby, Bus Station via Retford, Bus Station, Newark, Bus Station and Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gainsborough to Derby. However, there are services departing from Gainsborough Lea Road and arriving at Derby via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Gainsborough and Derby is 44 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to Derby without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Gainsborough to Derby, including transfers.

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Gainsborough to Derby bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Midlands, depart from Gainsborough, King Street station.

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Gainsborough to Derby train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Gainsborough Lea Road station.

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The best way to get from Gainsborough to Derby is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 37 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Gainsborough to Derby bus services, operated by Marshalls of Sutton on Trent, arrive at Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 4 from Market Square) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Gainsborough to Derby.
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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England and Derby, England?

You can take a train from Gainsborough to Derby via Sheffield in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gainsborough to Derby via Retford, Bus Station, Newark, Bus Station, Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 4 from Market Square), and Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Midlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Retford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
GEM Mini Travel
Phone
01777 248503
Email
gemminitravel@aol.com
Bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Retford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Wilfreda Beehive
Phone
01302 330330
Email
sales@wilfreda.co.uk
Website
wilfreda.co.uk
Bus from Gainsborough, King Street to Retford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Wilfreda Beehive
Marshalls of Sutton on Trent
Phone
01636 821138
Email
office@marshallscoaches.co.uk
Website
marshallscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Retford, Bus Station to Newark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marshallscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Newark, Bus Station to Nottingham, Friar Lane (Stop 4 from Market Square)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
marshallscoaches.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainsborough to Derby is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Gainsborough to Derby.

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