Go on, get on in Derby  

If you're travelling in and around Derby for work, shopping or visiting friends and family, why not try the bus for a change? Arriva has a comprehensive network of services covering the whole of Derby with frequent, reliable and comfortable buses.

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Buy your Derby bus tickets online

You can buy your bus tickets on board, but you may find it more convenient to purchase them online.

Our fares are great value too! Our Saver tickets allow unlimited travel on our buses across the Derby network. A Day Saver ticket costs just £4.20, a Weekly Saver only £18.00, and – new for Autumn – our Child Day Saver (5 to under 14) costs just £3.30*.

*Child Day Saver tickets are only available from bus drivers.

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Great service. Great value.

We take great pride in delivering an efficient bus service for the people of Derby, keeping our local community moving and even supporting local charities.

You don't have to go far to find your nearest stop and we'll take you from A to B without any fuss.

Find services in the Derby area

With frequent reliable and comfortable buses - our services cover the whole of Derby and the surrounding area. Start your journey by finding your local service from the list below, or explore one of our popular routes.


Derby Network Map

In some towns Arriva provides a network of local bus services, not just longer routes linking towns together. And in some places, Arriva buses serve a wide area, with links between towns and villages across that area. These make it easy for you to change between services and get to a wider range of places.

Where we run networks of services there is a network or area map showing all the services available, not just your own local bus route.

Download the Network Map (PDF)

Where to board your Arriva bus in Derby Bus Station

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Bay Service Destination
8 20 Chaddesden (Roosevelt Avenue)
9 22 Chaddesden & Oakwood via Wiltshire Road & Sussex Circus
10 24 Chaddesden & Oakwood via Beaufort Street & Perth Street
11 26 Chaddesden & Oakwood
15 36
Sunny Hill & Oaklands Avenue
Sunny Hill, Oaklands Avenue & Royal Derby Hospital
16 37 Sinfin Moor via Stenson Road
17 38 Sinfin Moor via Sinfin Lane
12 41 Allenton Circular (Harvey Road)
15 42
Alvaston via Pride Park
Alvaston via Pride Park
14 44
Alvaston Circular
Alvaston Circular
18 60
Chellaston (Fellow Lands Way)
Chellaston, Melbourne & Swadlincote
24 swift Brailsford & Ashbourne
3 109 Weston Underwood & Ashbourne

Attractions in Derby

Derby is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a fantastic heritage and an exciting future.

Culture, shopping and entertainment combine in a compact city with a very modern atmosphere, making it a great choice for an Arriva bus trip.

Found at the very heart of Britain, Derby is a vibrant, contemporary city which still holds on to its ancient heritage as birthplace of the industrial revolution. A thriving city with beautiful surrounding countryside, Derby has a whole host of things to do.


Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Derby Museum and Art Gallery houses a wide range of important and attractive collections and artefacts.

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Pickfords House Museum

Visit the lovely Georgian house, recreated to look as it might have been in Joseph Pickford's time.

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Royal Crown Derby

The fine traditional skills that go into making Royal Crown Derby china have led to an international reputation.

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Derby Gaol

Visit the creepy Derby Gaol, reputedly haunted with the ghosts of those who were imprisoned and died there.

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Look who won the local derby!

As your local bus service, we're here for both you and the local community. That's why we launched our 'Local Derby' campaign to help support two local charities, Umbrella and McMillan Cancer Support.

We wanted you to vote for the charity you felt deserved the bigger share of our £10,000 prize pot - the more votes the charity recieved, the more their share!

Voting has now closed and you can see below how the money was shared - Umbrella received 1,828 votes and £4,655, while McMillan achieved slightly more with 2,099 votes, meaning they landed £5,345. Thanks to all those that voted!


Umbrella Derby & Derbyshire

Registered Charity No. 1150203

There are 4,500 disabled children living in the Southern half of Derbyshire (Including Derby City). Umbrella provides advice and support to parents of disabled children as well as fun, exciting activities for children and young people up to the age of 25 with disabilities - helping them to realise their potential and transform their lives.

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Registered Charity No. 261017

Each year 5,377 people in Derbyshire are diagnosed with cancer. Macmillan is currently able to help just over half of these people, from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond. Locally, they offer information, medical expertise, financial and practical support through a team of people, including doctors and nurses – so that no-one has to face the fight alone. Their aim is to support everyone who needs their help.

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