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Nottingham to Derby

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1 suggested route to go from Nottingham to Derby by train, car, bus

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Trip Nottingham Derby

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance14 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Nottingham to Derby?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Nottingham Derby. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Nottingham Derby by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Nottingham and Derby on a map as well as the route Nottingham Derby and the different connecting points (Derby Railway Station, Spondon Railway Station, Derby Coach Station, Nottingham Railway Station, Nottingham Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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Which carriers to travel between Nottingham and Derby?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Nottingham-Derby (14.3 mi)
Railway companies
East Midlands Trains provides a rail connection Nottingham-Derby with the train from Nottingham railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Derby at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Nottingham to Derby with the train which leaves Nottingham station to arrive at Derby railway station (England United Kingdom)
Northern Rail operates the train journey Nottingham-Derby with the train from Nottingham railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Derby at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Nottingham in Nottingham and to the one of Derby (England United Kingdom)

All modes of transport Nottingham-Derby

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Nottingham to Derby bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Nottingham to Derby, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may still have doubts to get to Derby by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Derby.

  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Nottingham to Derby watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 14 mi trip.
  • Unbeatable prices! On the Nottingham Derby route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.

Which coach companies to travel between Nottingham and Derby?

National Express is the only bus company to serve the direct bus line Nottingham Derby.

National Express Nottingham Derby

Bus stops in Nottingham

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Nottingham at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. The name of the destination 'Derby' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Nottingham

Arrival bus stations in Derby

When you arrive in Derby, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Derby

Train Nottingham to Derby

Nottingham Derby train companies

These are the 3 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Derby: East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry and Northern Rail.
East Midlands Trains Nottingham DerbyCrossCountry Nottingham DerbyNorthern Rail Nottingham Derby

Is it possible to go directly by train from Nottingham to Derby?

Indeed, the cities of Derby and Nottingham are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Derby and there may be fewer direct trains from Nottingham on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Nottingham-Derby train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity Train Nottingham Derby

The railway station bewteen Nottingham and Derby are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Departure train stations in Nottingham

  • Nottingham

Railway stations in Derby

  • Derby

Carpool from Nottingham to Derby

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Nottingham-Derby car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Nottingham-Derby rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Derby.

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