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Train services to Matlock Bath

Trains to Matlock Bath run from Nottingham, Derby and Matlock along the Derwent Valley Line every hour Monday to Saturday and less frequently on Sunday.

Save £s

Travel to Matlock Bath by train, show your train ticket at the Derwent Gardens entrance and SAVE £1 on the admission price to the Illuminations on the night.

The train service is operated by East Midlands Trains.

Train fares

Below are the train fares from various major stations along the Derwent Valley Line to Matlock Bath:

Off peak
day return*
From Matlock
From Belper
From Derby
From Nottingham
Adult £0.80 £4.70 £6.00 £9.50

(* Off Peak Day Return is valid all day Saturday and Sunday and after 0900 on weekdays)


34% discount on local off-peak services for groups of 3, 4 or 5 adults travelling together, with up to 4 accompanying children travelling together for just £1 each.

Purchase Groupsave tickets at staffed stations or at unstaffed stations, from the conductor on the train, call 03457 125 678 or online.

Train timetable

The following summary timetable [PDF 0.139KB] show off peak train services between Nottingham, Derby and Matlock.

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Sponsorship opportunities are available for our 2018 season. Contact us for more information about sponsorship of Matlock Bath Illuminations. Email illuminations@derbyshiredales.gov.uk or call 01629 761 224.

Matlock Bath Illuminations

Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761 114
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