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Ely to Derby by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    21:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 6m
  • Distance
    131 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 26m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ely to Derby by train

Fast trains from Ely to Derby take around 2 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 131 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ely and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Ely to Derby?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Ely 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 30 departures.

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

The Ely to Derby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Ely around 05:30 and the last train is around 21:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ely around 05:30, and the last at 21:44.

When to book Ely 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 Ely to Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ely and Derby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains

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

Derby to Ely by train

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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.