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

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Train  •  1h 50m

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

$29 - $72

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Mansfield, Bus Station to Derby, Corporation Street 9.1 - the nines / ...

$17 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Gainsborough to Derby 58.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Gainsborough to Derby is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Gainsborough to Derby is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 11m.

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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 1h 50m.

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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 1h 50m and costs £21 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Gainsborough to Derby, including transfers.

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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 1h 50m and costs £21 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 3h 35m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

You can take a train from Gainsborough to Derby via Sheffield in around 1h 50m. Alternatively, Trent Barton operates a bus from Gainsborough to Derby every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

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
29m
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
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Mansfield, Bus Station to Derby, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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