Trains to Matlock Bath

Matlock bath

The picturesque Derbyshire village of Matlock Bath is the perfect location for a leisurely weekend or a fun-filled day trip. 

It only takes around two and a half hours to get from Matlock Bath to London, chaning at Derby. Enjoy views of the beautiful peak district on your way into the hustle and bustle of the capital. 

You can get online on all our London-bound trains with 15 minutes free WiFi in Standard Class – then from as little as £4 a journey. Don’t forget, free WiFi is complimentary in First Class. 

For local journeys, trains from Matlock Bath to Belper are from a swift 22 minutes. You also can find yourself exploring Derby, in just 34 minutes. 

Take a look at our complete timetable for trains to Matlock Bath and connecting routes


Matlock Bath station

Matlock Bath has two short platforms. You can access the main Network Rail platform by the station car park, while the Peak Rail line platform is at the end of a small footpath that runs alongside the station. 

Getting there

If you’re driving to the station, there’s a carpark located directly outside from as little as £4 for the day. Cycling in? You can keep your bike safe in the free sheltered cycle storage. 


Want cheap tickets? Book direct

When you booking directly with us you dodge those hidden fees or crafty credit card charges – we like saving you pennies.

Are you a planner? Don’t forget, you can buy cheaper Advance tickets up to three weeks before you travel. We’ll also give you an exclusive £1 off our lowest Advance fares – you’ll save £2 on every return journey.

Planning a big weekend away with friends doesn’t have to be complicated, we’ve got some brilliant discounts for our team travellers.


What to do in Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath is known for The Heights of Abraham, but there’s plenty more to do in this beautiful country town:

  • enjoy a relaxing stroll down Cromford canal – don’t forget the picnic basket 
  • take a trip back in time at the Crich Tramway Village 
  • explore Lumsdale Valley, hidden away in the Derbyshire Dales

Want a bit more inspiration? Take a look at the drone flight video over Lumsdale Valley below for a stunning view not many get to see. 

A stone’s throw away… 

Once you’ve finished wandering around Matlock Bath, hop on the next train to Sheffield. In a short journey of just over an hour, you can unwind as you wander around the Botanical Gardens or discover a bit of culture at the city’s three theatres.