Blackburn to Derby by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m
  • Distance
    114 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Blackburn to Derby by train

Fast trains from Blackburn to Derby take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 114 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackburn and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Blackburn to Derby?

Journeys between Blackburn and Derby usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Blackburn to Derby every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Blackburn around 06:12 and the last train is around 21:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackburn around 06:12, and the last at 23:36.

When to book Blackburn 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 Blackburn to Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Blackburn and Derby?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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.