Derby to Penrith by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    00:51
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 59m

Travelling from Derby to Penrith by train

Fast trains from Derby to Penrith take around 2 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Penrith.

Are there direct trains from Derby to Penrith?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Derby to Penrith every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

How long is the train journey from Derby to Penrith?

The Derby to Penrith train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Derby to Penrith train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Penrith is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 06:10 and the last train is around 00:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 06:38, and the last at 00:40.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Derby to Penrith 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 Penrith by train.

Which train companies operate between Derby and Penrith?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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