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

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Train  •  2h 15m

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

£37 - £110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 26m

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

£13 - £16

2 alternative options

Train via Tamworth  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Tamworth

£68 - £251

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to University of Derby 127.4 miles

£19 - £29

London to University of Derby by train, bus and walk

The journey time between London and University of Derby is around 2h 12m and covers a distance of around 132 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 58m. Operated by East Midlands Railways, Southern Service, Notts & Derby and others, the London to University of Derby service departs from London St Pancras International 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 12m
Fastest journey time:
1h 58m
Journey distance:
132 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
£42
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:59
Last service departs at:
15:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to University of Derby train, bus and walk schedules

London → University of Derby
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The cost-effective way to get from London to University of Derby is to bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from London to University of Derby is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to University of Derby. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Allestree, University via Derby, Corporation Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between London and University of Derby is 115 miles. The road distance is 127.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to University of Derby without a car is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs £35 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from London to University of Derby, including transfers.

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London to University of Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to University of Derby is to train which takes 2h 15m and costs £35 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 4h 26m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to University of Derby is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from London to University of Derby.

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Map of how to get from London to University of Derby.
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  • Distance: 115.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between London, 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, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby every 4 hours. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 4h. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£41 - £47
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£41 - £47
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Derby
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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