Getting to Derby
Derby is the UK's most central city, which means it is easy to visit and experience the history and heritage, culture and shopping. 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 Railway. Journeys take less than 30 minutes if you are travelling from nearby Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham. Call us on 03457 125 678. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For trips to Derby and Derbyshire you can also purchase a Derbyshire Wayfarer ticket, providing unlimited rail and bus journeys within the county and other selected destinations. You can purchase tickets from the Sales and Information Centre on Full Street in Derby city centre.
East Midlands Airport connects you to Derby from over 80 destinations worldwide.
Alternatively, there is a wide range of car rental options based at the airport as well as an onsite private taxi service.
Visit East Midlands Airport for further detail and a full list of destinations.