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Basingstoke to Derby by train

  • First train
    05:48
  • Last train
    21:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m
  • Distance
    185 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 4m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basingstoke to Derby by train

Fast trains from Basingstoke to Derby take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 185 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basingstoke and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Basingstoke to Derby?

Journeys between Basingstoke and Derby usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Basingstoke to Derby every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 48 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basingstoke to Derby?

The Basingstoke to Derby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basingstoke to Derby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Basingstoke around 05:48 and the last train is around 21:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basingstoke around 05:40, and the last at 21:10.

When to book Basingstoke to Derby train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basingstoke to Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basingstoke and Derby?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basingstoke to Derby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.