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There are 4 ways to get from Harpenden to Derby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Derby

$49 - $78

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Derby National Express / ...

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Line 99 bus, train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Tamworth

$67 - $122

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Derby 101.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Harpenden to Derby is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Harpenden to Derby is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Derby. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Derby via Luton and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harpenden to Derby. However, there are services departing from Harpenden and arriving at Derby via Luton Airport Parkway and Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Harpenden and Derby is 90 miles. The road distance is 101.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Derby without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Harpenden to Derby, including transfers.

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Harpenden to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Harpenden to Derby train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Luton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Derby is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 5h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Harpenden to Derby.
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  • Distance: 90.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

You can take a train from Harpenden to Derby via Luton Airport Parkway and Leicester in around 2h 28m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Harpenden to Derby every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Central station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Harpenden to Derby is 102 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Harpenden to Derby.

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