Leicester to Derby by train
Travelling from Leicester to Derby by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Derby take around 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 39 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Derby.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Derby?
Direct trains from Leicester to Derby have been found.
We usually find around 54 direct trains on the route from Leicester to Derby every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 72 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Derby?
The Leicester to Derby train travel time is normally about 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Derby train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 07:12 and the last train is around 00:52.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 07:12, and the last at 00:32.
What's the Leicester to Derby train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to Derby are $8.38, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $8, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Leicester 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 Leicester to Derby by train.
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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Derby?
East Midlands Trains is the train company that operates on the route from Leicester to Derby.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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