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Swap your car keys for train tickets from Derby to Leicester and ditch the traffic and parking hassles. Whether you’re taking the kids to see the National Space Centre or meeting a client for lunch, we’ll get you to your destination with ease. 

Raring to go now? Check out our live train times from Derby to Leicester on our departure board below. 




Journey information from Derby to Leicester

  • How long is the average journey duration from Derby to Leicester? 0 hours 27 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Derby to Leicester? 0 hours 20 minutes
  • When is the first train from Derby to Leicester? 04:13
  • When is the last train from Derby to Leicester? 22:20
  • How many services run for Derby to Leicester today? 35

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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