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Derby Station
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Station overview

A ticket office is available. Ticket office
Baby changing facilities are available. Baby changing facilities
A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
A waiting room is available. Waiting room
Wheelchairs are available. Wheelchairs
Toilets are available. Toilets
A post box is available. Post box
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Friday: 04:55 to 22:45 Saturday: 04:55 to 22:45 Sunday: 06:20 to 23:00
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is available.
Get Oyster card here Oyster Pre-Pay not is available.
Top up Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Use Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are available.
Rail Replacement Service

From the rear of the station, at the Pride Park exit

Information Systems
  • Departure screens
  • Arrival screens
  • Announcements
Service Information
Derby Station customer services Customer services are not available here.
Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Left luggage contact details


Lost property Lost property is not available at the station.
Lost property contact details


Telephone: 03457 125678

Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is not available.
Lounge opening hours A first class lounge is not available.
Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are available.
Trolleys Trolleys are not available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are available.
Toilets Toilets are available.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are available.
Pay phone Pay phones are not available.
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is not available.
Post box A Post box is available.
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint An ATM machine is available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are available.
Showers Showers are not available.
Facility Information
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline contact details

08000 11 33 23


Customer help points Customer help points are available.

Customer Information Desk

Staff help Staff help is available.

Passenger Assistance meeting point is at the ticket gates.

Staff help opening times Monday to Friday:24 Hours a Day Saturday:24 Hours a Day Sunday:24 Hours a Day
Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are available.
Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is not available.
Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is available.
Accessible taxis Accessible taxis are not available.
Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are available.
Step free access coverage Whole Station

Category A step free station. This station has step free access. There are lifts to all platforms. There is a subway to platforms 2,3,4 and 5. Platforms 6 and 7 are accessed by lift only.

This station has tactile paving at the edges of all platforms and at the foot and top of stairwells.

Impaired mobility set down Impaired mobility set down Machine is available.
Disabled parking Disable parking is not available.
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are present.
Station Car Park
Operator East Midlands Railway
Spaces 568
Opening times
  • Monday to Sunday:24 Hours a Day
  • Monday to Friday:24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday:24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday:24 Hours a Day
Contact details 03457 125 678

Derby Zone 3, car parking is available

Daily - £11.50, Off Peak - £7.00

Evening car parking at £2.00 is available at all Derby car parks between 1800 to 0230

Bus services available Bus services are available.
Bus services information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Cycle storage available Cycle storage is available.
Storage type Racks
Spaces 204
Sheltered Yes
Storage location

Located in North Car Park

Transport Information
Taxi rank available

On station forecourt

Airport available Airport information is available.

KinchBus operate a daily, 24-hour, regular 'Skylink' service from Derby station direct to East Midlands Airport. For details:

Port available Port information is not available.

When it first opened in 1839, Derby train station was one of the largest in the UK. At that time, the city was a dominant force in the Victorian industrial revolution – home to one of the world’s first factories and the Midland Railway. Although the current station has undergone decades of renovations (its iconic Victoria façade was removed in the ‘80s), the original clock still exists. Today, Derby is one of the most important stations in the UK, connecting passengers from all over the UK.

Things to do in Derby

Derby is the UK’s most central city, and as such one of the most historically important. It was at the centre of the industrial revolution in the 19th century, with the UK’s first factories built here. This heritage still lives on, with Rolls Royce, Royal Crown Derby and more still carrying on manufacturing in the city. But it’s not all industry; Derby has a thriving café culture, and is home to modern galleries, museums, and theatres.

As the name suggests, Pride Park – home to Derby Country FC – is the pride of the city. It’s more than just a football stadium, too; it turns into a 250m indoor cycle track, café, bar, and gym when the Rams aren’t playing. It also hosts cultural and music events, with capacity totalling 5,000. If football isn’t your thing, Derby also has a diverse range of dance, drama, art, music, and theatre. Venues you have to visit include the Guildhall Theatre, Derby Arena, and The Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Most of your shopping can be done at Westfield Centre, which attracts visitors from all over the country. It features all of your favourite retail chains, as well as numerous restaurants, bars, and cafes. The Cathedral Quarter is perfect for independent shopping, with a wide range of small retailers selling niche products and gifts. If you’re searching for more high-end items like art, the Derby Art Gallery has some of the best collections.

Derby is a multicultural city, and as such has a wide range of food and drink venues on offer. Locals love to visit The Cotton Shed – a converted pub within a UNESCO world heritage site, harking back to the city’s industrial past. For Asian cuisine, you’ll have to head to Anoki; not only is it the best Indian food in the city, but the whole country. If you’re a fan of Tapas, Spanish Bar Lorentes is a muse-visit – the seafood Paella is to die for.



What is the main train station in Derby?

The main train station in Derby is Derby train station (also known as Derby Midland).

How far is Derby from the train station?

Derby city centre is just a 15-minute walk from Derby train station, with taxis also providing services.

Is there a drop off point at Derby train station?

Derby train station has two drop off bays.

Does Derby train station have car parking?

Derby train station does have a car park, with prices starting from £2 per hour.

How far is Derby train station from Pride Park?

Pride Park is just a 12-minute walk from Derby train station.

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