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There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

£39 - £154

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Bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby National Express

£13 - £17

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Night bus, bus  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from London Heathrow Airport to Leicester Ukn02
  2. Take the bus from Leicester to Derby Bus Station Uk005

£16 - £21

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby 131.9 miles

£20 - £30

Fly, train  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

£85 - £320

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby by train, subway, walk and bus

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and University of Derby is around 2h 56m and covers a distance of around 149 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 42m. Operated by Heathrow Express, TfL Rail, East Midlands Railways and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby service departs from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arrives in University of Derby. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 56m
Fastest journey time:
2h 42m
Journey distance:
149 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
£62
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:17
Last service departs at:
14:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby train, subway, walk and bus schedules

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) → University of Derby
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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Allestree, University via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Derby, Corporation Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and University of Derby is 111 miles. The road distance is 131.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby without a car is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs £35 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h 13m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs £35 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby.
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  • Distance: 111.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 13m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and University of Derby, England?

East Midlands Railways operates a train from London St Pancras International to Derby hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £90 and the journey takes 1h 39m. Southern Service also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Derby, Derby, Corporation Street, and Allestree, University in around 5h 11m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£60 - £90
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £22
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£19 - £28
TransPennine Express Service
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Heathrow Airport to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leicester to Derby Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to University of Derby.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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