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Train to Derby

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The East Midlands town of Derby was where the industrial revolution started one of the most important times in world history, and has Roman, Saxon and Viking connections.  Take a train to Derby today.

Train to Derby

A train to Derby will take you to the North East of the town, a short walk from the city centre and Derby County FC football ground.  East Midlands Trains operate trains to Derby from the midlands and London, Crosscountry Trains operate trains to Derby from all over the UK.  A train to Derby from London will run from London St Pancras station.

Popular Trains to Derby

London (1h31) 2 direct per hour
Nottingham (20m) 3 direct per hour
Leicester (22m) 2 direct per hour
Sheffield (28m) 4 direct per hour
Birmingham (36m) 4 direct per hour
Stoke-on-Trent (51m) 1 direct per hour
Leeds (1h14) 1 direct per hour
York (1h17) 2 direct per hour
Lincoln (1h26) 1 per hour (+1change)
Manchester (1h31) 2-3 per hour (+1 change)
Chester (1h49) 1 per hour (+1 change)
Bristol (2h11) 2 per hour (1 direct)
Cambridge (2h26) 1 per hour (+1change)
Cardiff (2h44) 2 per hour (1 direct)

Why Take a Train to Derby?

Derby city centre has a contemporary feel and yet still has elements of a traditional city centre. Explore the many streets offering a diverse shopping experience from boutiques to traditional markets. Enjoy one of the many award winning cafes or restaurants as you take time out from the free museums or a show, comedy, panto, musical at three venues across the city.  Rolls Royce and Toyota are the towns biggest employers, and Derby's claim to fame also incldues being the home of Core Design - creators of the legendary Tomb Raider games.  Attractions include: Derby Cathedral (which has been home to a pair of breeding peregrine flacons since 200), Derby Industrial Museum, Derby Goal and Derby Pickford's House Museum.

Derby and Sport

Former Premier Division side Derby FC, affectionately named Derby 'Rams' have a new home and are looking to once again rub shoulders with the footballing elite. First class county cricket is played by Derbyshire CCC all summer so pack your picnic and sit back and enjoy a relaxed day at the cricket.

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