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Travelling to Derby

If you are travelling independently please let us know when you are arriving in the UK so as we can make sure how best to contact you when you arrive in Derby.
Below is information on how best to reach the University when travelling independently.

 

From East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport is the closest airport to Derby and it's very easy to reach the city from there.

There are regular direct flights to Nottingham East Midlands Airport from all over Europe.

From the airport you can catch the Skylink bus from the airport directly to Derby city centre.

You can then take a taxi to your accommodation.

From Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is also convenient for Derby.

From the airport, take the train to Derby - you may have to change at Birmingham New Street. When you get to Derby, you can take a taxi from Derby station directly to your accommodation.

By coach – There are regular National Express airport coach services to Derby but you have to make a change during journey.

You can then take a taxi from Derby Coach Station to your accommodation.

From London Heathrow Airport

By train – Take the London Underground, Piccadilly Line train, east bound to St Pancras.  From St Pancras you can get the train to Derby.

When you get to Derby, you can take a taxi from Derby station directly to your accommodation.

By coach – There are regular National Express airport coach services to Derby but you have to make a change during journey.

You can then take a taxi from Derby Coach Station to your accommodation.

From Manchester Airport

There are a number of rail routes you can use from Manchester Airport to Derby, depending on the time of day.

You may have to travel via another station, depending on the time you arrive.

When you get to Derby you can take a taxi from Derby station directly to your accommodation.

By coach – There are regular National Express airport coach services to Derby but you have to make a change during journey.

You can then take a taxi from Derby Coach Station to your accommodation.

By car

If you're planning to travel to Derby by car, here are the postcodes of our halls of residence:

  • Sir Peter Hilton Court - DE1 1RG
  • Nunnery Court - DE1 3LQ
  • Princess Alice Court - DE1 3LD
  • Lonsdale Hall - DE22 3LP
  • St Christopher's Court - DE22 3FY
  • Peak Court - DE1 3GZ

You will need a car parking permit to park your car at our halls of residence, so make sure you've completed the Car Parking Permit Application Form that we will email to you with your offer of a room.

There is no car parking on our Derby Campus.

Some of this information may change, so we recommend that you check the details for your journey yourself to avoid any errors.

Do you have a question?

E: international@derby.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)1332 591698