Derby to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    06:01
  • Last train
    22:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 1m
  • Distance
    245 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    52
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 8m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Derby to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Derby to Bournemouth take around 4 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 245 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Bournemouth?

Journeys between Derby and Bournemouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 56 departures on the route from Derby to Bournemouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 49 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Derby to Bournemouth?

The Derby to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Derby to Bournemouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 06:10 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 05:21, and the last at 22:26.

When to book Derby to Bournemouth 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 Derby to Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Derby and Bournemouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Derby to Bournemouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Bournemouth to Derby by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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