There are 6 ways to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby by train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 40 min

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

$25 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Derby National Express / ...

$17 - $23

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Central Railway Station 99
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Tamworth

$65 - $125

Night bus  •  3 h 25 min

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

$28 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby 100.7 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Luton Airport to Derby 100.7 miles

$250 - $350

What companies run services between London Luton Airport (LTN), England and Derby, England?

You can take a train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby via Leicester in around 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby every 3 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $16 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
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Central Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Luton Airport to Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Luton Airport to Derby
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby?

The distance between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Derby is 138 km. The road distance is 161 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby?

The cheapest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby?

The quickest way to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £18 - £55.

Is there a direct train between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Derby?

No, there is no direct train from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby. However, there are services departing from Luton Airport Parkway and arriving at Derby via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Luton Airport (LTN) and Derby?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Luton Airport and arriving at Derby. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby?

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from London Luton Airport (LTN) to Derby, including transfers.