Derby to Halifax by train

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    00:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 3m
  • Distance
    93 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 54m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Derby to Halifax by train

Fast trains from Derby to Halifax take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 93 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Halifax.

1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Halifax?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Derby to Halifax 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 23 departures.

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

The Derby to Halifax train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Halifax 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 06:37, and the last at 00:32.

When to book Derby to Halifax 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 Halifax by train.

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Which train companies operate between Derby and Halifax?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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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