Trains from Derby to Plymouth

Derby to Plymouth train information

Derby Plymouth train map

Train duration 5h06m
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Derby, England
Distance 211 Miles
  • There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you will be able to see the trains connecting Derby in England to Plymouth in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to go to Plymouth from Derby. The average travel time from Derby to Plymouth is 5h06m to cover the 211 miles.
  • Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

Best prices for Derby to Plymouth train tickets

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Derby - Plymouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Derby to Plymouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Derby - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£53

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£64

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£57

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Derby to Plymouth in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £53 when booking your ticket 7 days in advance which is 19% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Derby to Plymouth trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Derby and Plymouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Plymouth to Derby and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Derby Plymouth train

Discount Derby - Plymouth train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Derby Plymouth train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Derby to Plymouth? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Derby Plymouth ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Derby to Plymouth (one way journey).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Derby to Plymouth train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare