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There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to University of Derby by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station to Derby, Morledge 6 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Corporation Street to Allestree, University

£13 - £33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby National Express

£7 - £9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to University of Derby 32.8 miles

£65 - £85

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to University of Derby 32.8 miles

£5 - £8

Leicester to University of Derby by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Leicester and University of Derby is around 1h 5m and covers a distance of around 33 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 44 min. Services are operated by East Midlands Railways, Southern Service, Notts & Derby and others. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 5m
Fastest journey time:
44 min
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:06
Last service departs at:
17:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leicester to University of Derby train, bus and walk schedules

Leicester → University of Derby
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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to University of Derby is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to University of Derby is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to University of Derby. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Allestree, University via Derby, Corporation Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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It is 26 miles from Leicester to University of Derby. It is approximately 32.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Leicester to University of Derby without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 6m and costs £12 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from Leicester to University of Derby, including transfers.

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Leicester to University of Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester to University of Derby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to University of Derby is 33 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Leicester to University of Derby.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to University of Derby.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between Leicester, England and University of Derby, England?

National Express operates a bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby every 4 hours. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 1h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Notts & Derby
Phone
01332 204568
Email
ndtraffic@nottsderby.co.uk
Website
nottsderby.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station to Derby, Morledge
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
Notts & Derby
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Leicester to University of Derby
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
Website
swiftfoxcabs.co.uk
Highfield Taxis
Phone
+44 116 262 4004
Website
highfieldstaxis.co.uk
Hansom Taxis
Phone
+44 116 233 3333
Website
hansom.net
Everest Taxis
Phone
+44 116 262 2122
Website
everesttaxis.co.uk
Circle Taxis
Phone
+44 116 251 5105
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111

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