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

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

  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  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Derby, Bus Station 230 / ...

$21 - $32

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from Luton Airport London to Derby National Express

$32 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Derby 101.9 miles

$21 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Derby station. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Derby, Bus Station via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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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 2 h 37 min.

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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 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Harpenden to Derby, including transfers.

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Harpenden to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 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 2 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 8 min.

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

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

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  • Distance: 90.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Harpenden to Derby hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

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
55 min
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
21 min
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
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 Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Luton Airport London to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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