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Recommended option

Train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 21 min

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

$31 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby National Express

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury
  2. Take the train from Banbury to Derby

$91 - $142

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Derby 128.1 miles

$27 - $40

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Derby, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London Victoria to Derby hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Derby every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Banbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Victoria and Derby is 183 km. The road distance is 205 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Derby is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Derby is to drive which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £20 - £30.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Derby. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from London Victoria to Derby, including transfers.