Colchester to Derby

Buses, Trains, Flights, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$40 | 4h 29min Bus$40 | 4h 29min Bus25 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$43
    4h 51min · 27 lb of CO2
  2. Train$45
    5h 2min · 55 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$238
    4h 30min · 404 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$17
    2h 23min · 27 lb of CO2

Colchester to Derby Buses

bus tickets from Colchester to Derby

$43 · 4h 51min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 51min

bus tickets from Colchester to Swadlincote

$42 · 4h 45min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 45min

bus tickets from Colchester to Nottingham

$40 · 4h 29min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $40
Travel Duration
4h 29min

bus tickets from Colchester to Mansfield

$43 · 4h 52min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 52min

Colchester to Derby Trains

train tickets from Colchester to Derby

$47 · 5h 2min
Train
Train Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
5h 2min

train tickets from Marks Tey to Derby

$46 · 4h 49min
Train
Train Tickets
About $46
Travel Duration
4h 49min

train tickets from Colchester to Long Eaton

$47 · 4h 56min
Train
Train Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
4h 56min

train tickets from Kelvedon to Derby

$45 · 4h 41min
Train
Train Tickets
About $45
Travel Duration
4h 41min

Colchester to Derby Flights

bus tickets from SEN to EMA

$238 · 4h 30min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $238
Travel Duration
4h 30min

Drive from Colchester to Derby

Driving from Colchester to Derby

$17 · 2h 23min

It's 124 miles between Colchester to Derby. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Colchester to Derby under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Derby by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

Our recommendation to Derby

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Colchester to Derby?

For short-haul trips, it's best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Colchester to {destination-with-state} - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Colchester to Derby. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Derby is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Colchester/Derby buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Colchester is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Colchester and Derby during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Colchester to Derby? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Derby traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Derby is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

How long does it take from Colchester to Derby by car?

The total distance between Colchester and Derby is 124 miles and will take you about 2 hours 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

Travel companies on this route

National Rail
Train company
3690 routes