Derby railway station, also known as Derby Midland Station, is around a 15-minute walk southwest of Derby city centre. The station is on the mainline between Sheffield and London and it is also an important interchange station between East Midlands Trains services and CrossCountry services.
East Midlands Trains have trains to Crewe, Leicester, London St Pancras, Matlock, Nottingham, Sheffield and Stoke-on-Trent. CrossCountry Trains go to Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nottingham, Oxford, Plymouth, Sheffield and York.
There are two trains per hour to Leicester and London and hourly services to Crewe, Matlock, Nottingham, and Stoke-on-Trent.
The Derbyshire Wayfarer pass allows one day’s virtually unlimited bus and train travel throughout Derbyshire and includes travel to the following cities in neighbouring counties: Burton-on-Trent, Leek, Macclesfield, Sheffield and Uttoxeter. The pass costs £13 and is available from bus and train stations and the tourist information centre.