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Trains from Sheffield to Derby

Running 32 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Travel from Sheffield to Derby in comfort with CrossCountry and enjoy Advance tickets for journeys up to 15 minutes before their scheduled departure time.

It takes only around 30 minutes to travel from Sheffield to Derby with CrossCountry. Our fast, comfortable trains allow you to prepare for your meeting or just sit back and read a book as you speed through the countryside. Arriving in Derby station, you will find yourself just a short walk from all the major shopping areas and other attractions.

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CrossCountry Trains from Sheffield to Derby

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Travelling to Derby

  • First CrossCountry train - 05:59
  • Last CrossCountry train - 22:01

Travelling from Sheffield to Derby

Derby’s history stretches back to Roman times, but it has been a major industrial centre since the Industrial Revolution. As well as being the location of many of the UK’s largest manufacturing plants, it also has a unique mix of architecture and cultural attractions which have been drawing visitors for generations.

Once you have arrived in Derby

Onward travel: Buses & Taxis

Derby has an excellent bus service which connects the station to the city centre as well as the surrounding areas. Special tickets are available which allow you to travel around Derby all day for a fixed price, and many of the buses have free WiFi onboard. If you prefer to travel by cab, a taxi rank is available at the station.

Derby Shopping

Derby is an excellent place to go shopping. The pedestrianised city centre and compact shopping district make it easy to find all your high street favourites and discover some unique independent stores.

Intu Derby is a fantastic place to shop if the weather isn’t great. Alternatively, join the fray and rummage for bargains and more in Derby Market Hall. With an eclectic collection of stalls, there’s something for everyone. Whilst there, you are sure to be tempted to stop by the Pyclet Parlour, where you can pick up one of the local delicacies as they toast and fill the air with their scent. These delicious crumpet-style pancakes come with a range of toppings and are sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Derby Culture

Derby is a unique city with an equally unique culture. Whether your interest is in video or table-top games, Derby has something to offer the discerning gamer. Pulse VR-X offers wireless VR, which allows you to become a Formula One Grand Prix driver or immerse yourself in a scary dystopian universe. Boards and Swords Hobbies, on the other hand, offers a choice of table-top games from Warhammer to Settlers of Catan, as well as popular card games, such as Pokémon.

Of course, if you prefer to get active, Derby offers everything from bowling to rock climbing and even a trampoline park. In the evening, head to the theatre to catch some of the best touring productions in the UK at Derby Theatre, or simply grab a bite to eat at one of the world-class restaurants available in the city centre.

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