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There are 5 ways to get from Lichfield to Derby by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus National Express  •  35m

  1. Take the bus from Lichfield to Derby National Express

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus Trent Barton  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre X12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Derby, Victoria Street V1 / ...

$2 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Lichfield City to Lichfield Trent Valley High Level
  2. Take the train from Lichfield Trent Valley to Tamworth
  3. Take the train from Tamworth High Level to Derby

$32 - $52

Taxi  •  27m

  1. Take a taxi from Lichfield to Derby 23.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27m

  1. Drive from Lichfield to Derby 23.9 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Lichfield to Derby is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Lichfield to Derby is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lichfield and arriving at Derby. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lichfield to Derby. However, there are services departing from Lichfield City and arriving at Derby via Lichfield Trent Valley and Tamworth High Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Lichfield and Derby is 22 miles. The road distance is 23.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Lichfield to Derby without a car is to bus which takes 35m and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Lichfield to Derby takes 35m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Lichfield to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Lichfield station.

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Lichfield to Derby train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Lichfield City station.

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The best way to get from Lichfield to Derby is to bus which takes 35m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Lichfield to Derby.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 35m

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

National Express operates a bus from Lichfield to Derby twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lichfield to Derby via Lichfield Trent Valley and Tamworth High Level in around 1h 20m.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Lichfield City to Lichfield Trent Valley High Level
Ave. Duration
3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1
Anytime Day Single
$1
Train from Lichfield Trent Valley to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lichfield Trent Valley to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
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 Lichfield to Derby
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Midland Classic
Phone
+44 1283 500228
Email
info@midlandclassic.com
Website
midlandclassic.com
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
midlandclassic.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Derby, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Arriva Derby
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, High Street to Derby, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, High Street to Derby, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lichfield to Derby
Ave. Duration
27m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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

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Lichfield to Derby train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lichfield to Derby is 24 miles. It takes approximately 27m to drive from Lichfield to Derby.

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