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bus from heathrow airport to derby

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bus from heathrow airport to derby

is there a bus service from heathrow air port to derby,and how long,looking at the train time table it says 7hrs did i read this wrong.cheers mal

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1. Re: bus from heathrow airport to derby

You probably did read it wrong unless you are getting in very late at night.

Train to Derby from London St Pancras takes 1:30 to 1:45 direct (every 30 minutes) , tube from Heathrow to St Pancras takes an hour and leaves every few minutes.

A coach service would take 5 hours and be far less frequent.

Take the train. Best prices are 10-12 weeks in advance. 12 weeks plus, most expensive.

Edited: 06 March 2013, 08:24
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2. Re: bus from heathrow airport to derby

Seven hours by train? There is either massive engineering work on the day you wish to travel; you are travelling ridiculously early or late so have long waits for trains; or you did indeed read it wrong. Should normally be an hour to Kings Cross St. Pancras on the tube and 90-100 minutes from London St Pancras International to Derby on the half-hourly fast service.

That said, National Express do have a direct coach service from Heathrow Airport to Derby, although there are only three departures a day in the afternoon/evening. There are however more departures as far as Nottingham, from where there are frequent express buses to Derby.

nationalexpress.com/assets/…230.pdf

Edited: 06 March 2013, 08:27
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3. Re: bus from heathrow airport to derby

Note that the OP said "bus from Heathrow", not train.

The main problem with taking a coach to Nottingham then an express bus to Derby, is that that they use different bus stations which are on opposite sides of Nottingham City Centre. However, changing to another National Express coach at Leicester might be a possibility - what time does your flight land land Malcom. Also, where are you staying in Derby ?

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4. Re: bus from heathrow airport to derby

",looking at the train time table it says 7hrs did i read this wrong."

Only mentions the bus in the title because the train takes 7 hours (which it doesn't).

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5. Re: bus from heathrow airport to derby

Note that the OP said "bus from Heathrow", not train.

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What hooameye said, only asked as they thought the train takes 7 hours.

OP, what date are you travelling?

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