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Derby to Retford by train

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    00:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 8m
  • Distance
    56 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Derby to Retford by train

Fast trains from Derby to Retford take around 1 hour and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 56 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Retford.

1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Retford?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Derby to Retford 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 39 departures.

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

The Derby to Retford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 05:56 and the last train is around 00:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 05:57, and the last at 00:54.

When to book Derby to Retford 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 Retford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Derby and Retford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.