Trains to Leicester run up to 2 times per hour from Derby.
For cheaper rail tickets and a choice of quieter trains, avoid commuter rush hours. Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are great value and you can buy them just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.
If you’re a frequent rail traveller, you could get up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Check out our Railcards page for all the options. A Season ticket can save you money if you’re travelling on the same route at least three or four days a week.
Train journey information from Derby to Leicester
How much is a train ticket from Derby to Leicester?
How long does it take to travel from Derby to Leicester by train?
The average journey time from Derby to Leicester takes 28 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a timetable.
How many trains a day are there from Derby to Leicester?
There are up to 35 trains per day from Derby to Leicester.
Are there any direct trains from Derby to Leicester?
Yes, you can travel from Derby to Leicester without changing trains. Find direct trains to Leicester with our online journey planner.
What time is the first train from Derby to Leicester?
What time is the last train from Derby to Leicester?
The last train from Derby to Leicester leaves at 22:58.
Can I book assistance for my journey from Derby to Leicester?
Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Derby and Leicester. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.