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Cardiff to Derby by train
Fastest journey2hr 46m
Trains per Day21
Avg. journey time2hr 52m
Travelling from Cardiff to Derby by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Derby take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Derby.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Derby?
Direct trains from Cardiff to Derby have been found.
We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Derby every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Derby?
The Cardiff to Derby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Derby train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 06:32 and the last train is around 18:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 06:40, and the last at 20:00.
What's the Cardiff to Derby train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Derby are $31.57.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $40 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $48. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cardiff to Derby train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cardiff to Derby by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Derby?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Cardiff to Derby.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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