Local Bus Services from Derby
From the bus interchange outside the main station entrance there are frequent buses into Derby City Centre, to other parts of the city and to East Midlands Airport.
Into the City Centre, services 1 and 1A run every 10 minutes. These buses also serve the south and east of the city including Allenton and Alvaston. From Derby city centre, other bus services can be caught to areas throughout Derby and the surrounding area.
University of Derby operates service U1 Monday to Friday during University Term Time, with a 10 minute’ frequency during most of the day.
The Skylink service operates direct to East Midlands Airport 24/7 with buses every 20 minutes between 6am and 8pm Monday to Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday.
There are less frequent services to Aston on Trent (70/70A) and Ashbourne and Kedleston (114) including one summer Saturday service direct to and from Kedleston Hall.
From London Road Community Hospital (5 minute walk from the station) the ‘Royal Derby’ operates Monday to Friday to the main Royal Derby Hospital every 12 minutes during most of the day.
Bus routes are displayed on the Derby area bus map and the more detailed city centre bus stop plan. Bus timetables by route number are available here.
When trains are replaced by buses, road replacement services operate from Roundhouse Road, outside the Pride Park entrance to the station.
A Derby PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited bus travel on participating operators’ services, around the urban area of Derby city
Day prices: Adult: £4.85 Child: £2.40 Railcard holder: £3.20
Season prices: 7-days £16.80 Month £59.50
Child discount: 34% off adult prices (as shown above).
Buy PlusBus with your train ticket at any National Rail station ticket office or online (from train company websites and most other online rail ticket retailers)
Taxis are usually available at the taxi rank at the front of the station. Advance booking is not normally necessary, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:
Albatross Cars 01332 345 345
City Taxis 01332 757 575
Western Cars Taxis 01332 331 331