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Derby to Gatwick Airport by train
Fastest journey2hr 30m
Trains per day63
Avg. journey time3hr 15m
Travelling from Derby to Gatwick Airport by train
Fast trains from Derby to Gatwick Airport take around 2 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Gatwick Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Gatwick Airport?
Journeys between Derby and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 65 departures on the route from Derby to Gatwick Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 61 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Derby to Gatwick Airport?
The Derby to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Derby to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 04:32 and the last train is around 22:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 05:21, and the last at 21:53.
When to book Derby to Gatwick Airport 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 Derby to Gatwick Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Derby and Gatwick Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Derby to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- 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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