Trains from London to Derby

London to Derby train information

London Derby train map

Train duration 1h40m
Arrival Derby, England
Departure London, England
Distance 114 Miles
Lowest train price from £13.50
Average train price £54.00

Which operators can I use?

The route connecting London, which is in England and Derby, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How far is it by train?

On average, the journey takes approximately 1h40m by train covering a distance of 114 miles to get to Derby from London. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.

How much does it costs?

We found tickets from £13.50 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for London to Derby train tickets

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London - Derby: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets London to Derby tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £18 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £43 for your trip. Thus, you will save 60% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for London to Derby trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
St. Pancras
£20.00 25/05/2020 17:34 2 days ago
St. Pancras
£27.50 26/05/2020 12:02 2 days ago
St. Pancras
£27.50 26/05/2020 10:02 2 days ago
St. Pancras
£31.00 27/05/2020 10:02 2 days ago
St. Pancras
£31.00 27/05/2020 12:02 2 days ago
St. Pancras
£31.00 27/05/2020 09:02 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

London Derby train

Discount London - Derby train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your London Derby train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from London to Derby cost on average £53.41 (1). By dividing £88 by £53.41 (£88/£53.41 = 1.65), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Derby to London, the railcard will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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
London to Derby train £53.41 £35.60 £17.80 1.65

(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

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