Croydon to Derby by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 9m
  • Distance
    195 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Croydon to Derby by train

Fast trains from Croydon to Derby take around 2 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 195 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Croydon and Derby.

1. Are there direct trains from Croydon to Derby?

Journeys between Croydon and Derby usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 66 departures on the route from Croydon 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 107 departures.

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

The Croydon to Derby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Croydon around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Croydon around 05:39, and the last at 22:12.

When to book Croydon 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 Croydon to Derby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Croydon and Derby?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • 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.