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Enjoy the delights of the cosmopolitan city of Derby, whether you’re watching or taking part in thrilling sporting action at the Derby Arena or immersing yourself in an array of museums and galleries. Perhaps you’re making a weekend of it and exploring the Peak District with the family. However you choose to spend your time here, take the train from Leicester to Derby and get your trip off to a relaxing start.  

Booking with us is simple. Check our live departures board below, choose your times and select your train tickets from Leicester to Derby. Don’t forget to take a look at our money-saving tips to get the best value fare.

Journey information from Leicester to Derby

  • How long is the average journey duration from Leicester to Derby? 0 hours 30 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Leicester to Derby? 0 hours 23 minutes
  • When is the first train from Leicester to Derby? 00:44
  • When is the last train from Leicester to Derby? 23:12
  • How many services run for Leicester to Derby today? 23

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.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets 

Pick up a Railcard

You could be knocking 1/3 off your tickets on a wide variety of train routes if you’re eligible to get one of the several available Railcards.

Choose Off-Peak

Travel outside of the busiest times by going Off-Peak and not only will you beat the rush hour but you’ll also save money on your train tickets from Leicester to Derby.

Book with us

Come to us direct and you won’t pay a penny more than you need to on your train tickets from Leicester to Derby. There are no nefarious booking fees to be found here!

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