Christmas in Derby
Christmas in Derby this year is even bigger, better and more jolly than ever before. Home to artisan Christmas markets, fantastic new shows and pantomimes, and a moonlit ice rink in the heart of the city centre. Santa is on his way!
Whilst you are in Derby why not graze on some very different, but completely fantastic, food?
As Derby's most central city, we are easily accessible whether you are travelling by car, train, plane or bus.
Derby is just 15 minutes from the M1 junction 24 and accessible via the A6, A50, A38 and A52.
Derby also benefits from a great range of low cost car parks including the Safest Car Park in the World at Bold Lane, DE1 3NT.
National Express Coaches operate daily to Derby from all four corners of the UK.
Derby is only 93 minutes from London St Pancras with 35 direct services everyday with East Midlands Trains. Journeys take less than 30 minutes if you are travelling from nearby Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham.
East Midlands Airport is only 30 mins drive to Derby.
The Skylink Bus operates every 30 minutes, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Derby was the UK's first to introduce QR codes, where visitors can tour the city and learn about Derby with their mobile phones. These codes are situated on signs throughout the city, giving information on Derby's rich history and heritage as well as nearby places of interest.
There are over 100km of cycle routes in Derby, with even more available in Derbyshire. With the addition of the National BMX track at Alvaston Park as well as a planned development of a Velodrome, Derby is cycle central.
Visit the Cycle Derby website for more information and routes.
For full information and advice on public transport in Derby see the City Council's website.
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