How much is the Unibus?


When you move into halls in Derby in September you get a free book of 25 Unibus tickets.

The Unibus is a great service for everyone that links all the University of Derby sites, the main halls of residence, Derby city centre, Markeaton Park Park and Ride, Derby train station, supermarkets and the Royal Derby Hospital.

The free Markeaton shuttle bus

The No.4 is a free service for staff and students who travel between Kedleston Road and Markeaton Street/Britannia Mill. It runs all year and calls at the Markeaton Park Park and Ride during undergraduate teaching weeks.

It is a new accessible low floor bus.

Unibus service 5 and 6

The Unibus is subsidised by the money generated from car parking charges.Everyone can use the Unibus.

Ticket prices for Unibus 5 and 6

  • 1 trip - £1.70
  • 10 trips - £10 (Discount to staff and students from car park subsidy)

The No. 5 is a University contract bus service, which serves the University, Markeaton Park Park and Ride (term time only), Ashbourne Road, Derby city centre, Uttoxeter New Road and the Royal Derby Hospital. The No.5 route has new accessible low floor buses that run half hourly in term time and slightly less frequently out of term time.

The No.6 connects the Kedleston Road site with halls, the city centre and the train station. It runs every 10 minutes in term time and less frequently outside of term time.