Trains from Sheffield to Derby

Sheffield to Derby train information

Sheffield Derby train map

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Arrival Derby, England
Departure Sheffield, England
Distance 32 Miles
  • The journey from Sheffield, situated in England and Derby, which is 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.
  • There are 32 miles from Sheffield to Derby. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Derby from Sheffield, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Sheffield to Derby train tickets

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The Prices for train tickets Sheffield to Derby tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 3 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £7 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £9 for your trip. Thus, you will save 19% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 3 days 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 Sheffield to Derby trains

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

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Discount Sheffield - Derby train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Sheffield Derby train ticket.

Why should I buy a 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 be worthwile. 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 Sheffield to Derby cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Derby to Sheffield, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for one year.

(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
Sheffield to Derby 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

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