Derby Skylink

If you are travelling to and from Derby, take the high quality 24 hour Skylink bus service. It's fast, frequent and reliable, running every 20 minutes during the day and hourly during the night, seven days a week. There is no need to book in advance as bus tickets can be purchased from the bus driver or from the Airport Information Desk.

Skylink is family friendly, offering excellent value fares, plenty of luggage space, clean and comfortable seating, friendly drivers, with low floor easy access for pushchairs and wheelchairs and the bus stops directly outside the terminal building.

The service departs from Derby Bus Station, Bay 12. Passengers travelling to or from the north and west of the UK can make their train connection at Derby train station. The bus picks up from directly outside the station.

For full up to date timetable, maps, live travel alerts and ticket information visit

The service does not operate on Christmas Day or New Year's day.


Our timetable is available in a handy format for easy downloading and printing.

Download Timetable


Skylink Bus Stops

Adult Single4.20
Adult Anytime Return18 / €10*
Child Singlehalf price
Child Anytime Returnhalf price
Family Anytime Return (up to five)214/ €16*
10-trip Kinchkard325
Concessions4Free/half fare

Terms & Conditions

  1. Valid for three months
  2. Up to 5 people, maximum 2 adults valid for one month
  3. Regular passengers – Travel for less with an easycard from Derby to East Midlands Airport, which provides 10 single journeys on each card, valid for 3 months
  4. National concessionary scheme for people aged over 60 and/or with disabilities – contact your local authority for more details
  5. *Payment in Euro requires exact change

Bus Stop Map

Skylink Bus Stop Map

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