Travelling to Derby by bus

Unibus travel is free for University of Derby staff and students with a valid ID card.


All Unibuses are currently suspended whilst the University sites are closed. Reduced capacity services will resume from 21st September 2020.


Number 4

No. 4 Unibus 2019 timetable

Kedleston Road - Markeaton Park and Ride - Markeaton Street - Britannia Mill

After 6pm the No.4a continues to provide a free service between Kedleston Road and Markeaton Street (end of Pybus Street)/ Britannia Mill stops for students and staff.‌

Number 6

No. 6 Unibus 2019 timetable

Kedleston Road - Halls of Residence - Enterprise Centre - One Friar Gate Square - City Centre - Bus Station - Train Station

At peak times duplicate buses may run alongside scheduled services to help if buses are full.

Number 7

No.7 Unibus 2019 timetable

Kedleston Road - Ashbourne Road (St Christophers Court) - Bridge Street (Princess Alice Court) 

This service runs during term time, during the working day, every 20 minutes on a circuit.

Number 8

Due to changes in University operations the No. 8 bus and the home safe bus are not currently in operation.

No. 8 Unibus 2019 timetable 

Kedleston Road - Halls 

Runs after midnight until 1am, a half-hourly "return only" service runs from Kedleston Road to University-owned Halls of Residence

Other buses to Derby Campus

780,000trips on Unibuses during the academic year 2018/19