Swindon to Derby by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    21:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 35m
  • Distance
    152 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    61
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 15m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swindon to Derby by train

Fast trains from Swindon to Derby take around 2 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 152 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Derby?

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

We usually find around 58 departures on the route from Swindon 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 70 departures.

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

The Swindon to Derby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 05:22 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:11, and the last at 00:48.

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swindon and Derby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

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 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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