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Derby to Buxton by train

It takes an average of 4h 23m to travel from Derby to Buxton by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 24 trains per day travelling from Derby to Buxton and tickets for this journey start from £49.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 19m
PriceFrom £49.70
Distance30 miles (49 km)
Frequency24 trains per day
First train06:43
Last train01:17
Departure stationDerby
Arrival stationBuxton
Changes2 changes
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway

Derby to Buxton train times

Check out the next trains departing from Derby to Buxton for Tuesday 6th July 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
09:48 12:06 2h 18m, 2 changes
10:48 13:06 2h 18m, 2 changes
11:47 14:06 2h 19m, 2 changes
12:48 15:06 2h 18m, 2 changes
13:48 16:07 2h 19m, 2 changes
14:48 17:06 2h 18m, 2 changes
15:48 18:03 2h 15m, 2 changes
16:48 19:03 2h 15m, 2 changes
17:46 20:28 2h 42m, 2 changes
18:47 21:26 2h 39m, 2 changes

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Derby to Buxton? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Derby to Buxton take?

The average journey time by train between Derby and Buxton is 4 hours and 23 minutes, with around 24 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Derby and Buxton by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Derby to Buxton is 2 hours and 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Derby to Buxton cost?

Train ticket prices from Derby to Buxton can start from as little as £49.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Derby to Buxton?

No, there are no direct train services from Derby to Buxton. Travelling from Derby to Buxton by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Derby to Buxton leave?

The first train from Derby to Buxton leaves at 06:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Derby to Buxton leave?

The last train from Derby to Buxton leaves at 01:17. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Derby and Buxton by train?

Trains travelling from Derby to Buxton cover a distance of around 30 miles (49 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Buxton to Derby.

Cheap train tickets from Derby to Buxton

Train tickets from Derby to Buxton start at £49.70 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Derby to Buxton is right for you.

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