Cheltenham to Derby by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 22m
  • Distance
    121 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cheltenham to Derby by train

Fast trains from Cheltenham to Derby take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 121 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cheltenham and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Cheltenham to Derby?

Direct trains from Cheltenham to Derby have been found.

We usually find around 49 direct trains on the route from Cheltenham to Derby every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

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

The Cheltenham to Derby train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Cheltenham around 07:10 and the last train is around 20:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cheltenham around 07:08, and the last at 21:18.

When to book Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham to Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cheltenham and Derby?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Cheltenham to Derby.

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.