Loco2 is changing tracks and will soon be known as Rail Europe. Read more

Derby to Scunthorpe by train

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    00:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 32m
  • Distance
    92 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Derby to Scunthorpe by train

Fast trains from Derby to Scunthorpe take around 1 hour and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 92 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Scunthorpe.

1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Scunthorpe?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Derby to Scunthorpe 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 45 departures.

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

The Derby to Scunthorpe train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Scunthorpe is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 05:56 and the last train is around 00:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 05:56, and the last at 00:43.

When to book Derby to Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Derby and Scunthorpe?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Scunthorpe to Derby by train

Other journeys to Scunthorpe View all journeys to Scunthorpe

Loco2 means a new way of booking trains online, but it also stands for low CO2 and lower cost travel. By simplifying the booking process, Loco2 hopes to encourage more people to ditch the plane and opt for a lower-carbon journey by train.

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
  • 100% human support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.