Hereford to Derby by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:47
  • Last train
    22:59
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 21m

Travelling from Hereford to Derby by train

The fastest trains from Hereford to Derby take around 2 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hereford and Derby.

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Hereford to Derby 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 16 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Hereford around 04:47 and the last train is around 22:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hereford around 06:17, and the last at 22:50.

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

When to book Hereford 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 Hereford to Derby by train.

Which trains operate between Hereford and Derby?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland

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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