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Travelling from Stafford to Derby by train

The fastest trains from Stafford to Derby take around 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 46 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stafford and Derby.

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Stafford to Derby 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 28 departures. The duration is normally about 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Stafford around 06:54 and the last train is around 19:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stafford around 06:48, and the last at 21:44.

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

When to book Stafford 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 Stafford to Derby by train.

Which trains operate between Stafford and Derby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland
  • Virgin Trains

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

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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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