Countdown to Derby 30th September 2021

Venue

Venue: Derby Velodrome, Royal Way, Derby DE24 8JB

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Car Parking

To book on line use Mi Permit  https://www.mipermit.com/locations.aspx

You have to type Derby into the’ Towns and Cities’ tab then go to the ‘Search’ tab – and from the drop down list that appears choose the option Pride Park – Park and Ride – Location number 754601.  (The name Derby Arena does not actually appear anywhere.)

or

You can pay at machines on site it’s £3 per day, pound coins only NO CARD

Derby Velodrome is located on Derby’s Pride Park next to the iPro Stadium.

By Car

Derby Arena is signposted on all major routes.

If using SAT NAV, please use DE24 8JB or type in ‘Derby Arena’ into your navigation system.


From the North (M1)

  • Exit the M1 at Junction 28 and follow the A38 South towards Derby
  • Remain on the A38 until the roundabout with the A61 (Signposted Derby A61). Take the exit towards A61.
  • Remain on A61 until the Pentagon Island roundabout where the signposts will direct you onto the A52 towards Nottingham and Spondon.
  • Take the first exit from the A52 (signposted for the Wyvern Centre) and follow the slip road until you reach a roundabout.
  • At the roundabout take the second exit (turn right) along Wyvern Way.
  • Follow Wyvern Way until you reach the next roundabout and take a left onto Derwent Parade.
  • Continue straight until you reach Derby Arena.
From the South (M1)

  • Exit the M1 at Junction 25 and follow the A52 West towards Derby.
  • Stay on A52 for 5 and half miles until you reach the junction for Pride Park.
  • Follow the exit slip road to Wyvern Way roundabout and once there go straight on (2nd exit) to join Derwent Parade.
  • Continue straight and Derby Arena will be on your left hand side.
Directions from the South (A38)

  • Coming up north on A38, drive along A38 until you reach Markeaton roundabout. Take the 3rd exit onto Ashbourne Road (A52).
  • Turn left onto Bridge Street (A52).
  • Turn right onto Agard Street (A52).
  • Slight left to stay on Agard Street (A52).
  • Slight left onto Ford Street (A601) and continue to follow A601.
  • Take the ramp towards Chsterfield/A61/M1/Nottingham/A52/Mansfield.
  • Keep right at the fork and merge onto Eastgate. Continue straight on A52.
  • Take the first exit from the A52 (signposted for the Wyvern Centre) and follow the slip road until you reach a roundabout.
  • At the roundabout take the second exit (turn right) along Wyvern Way.
  • Follow Wyvern Way until you reach the next roundabout and take a left onto Dervent Parade.
  • Continue straight until you reach Derby Arena.
Directions from the West (A50)

  • Exit the A50 at Junction 2 (signposted as A6 for Derby) and head north along the A6.
  • Take the second exit (go straight) at the first roundabout and carry on straight along A6 (Raynesway).
  • After you have reached Derby and driven past Rolls Royce you will need to take an exit/slip road A52 towards Derby.
  • Stay left and take the first exit from the A52 (signposted for the Wyvern Centre) and follow the slip road until you reach a roundabout.
  • At the roundabout take the second exit (turn right) along Wyvern Way.
  • Follow Wyvern Way until you reach the next roundabout and take a left onto Dervent Parade.
  • Continue straight until you reach Derby Arena.

Roadworks

Find up to date information on roadworks around Derby here.

Car Parking

First 3 hrs are free, cash only.

The Arena has 1,100 spaces.

By Train

Derby Arena is located a short 15-minute walk from Derby train station or via a two-minute taxi journey.

Direct rail services connect Derby with:

  • London St Pancras (from 93 minutes)
  • Birmingham
  • Bournemouth
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Dundee
  • Edinburgh
  • Leeds

  • Leicester
  • Newcastle
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • Plymouth;
  • and many other destinations.
By Air

East Midlands Airport is the nearest Airport and Birmingham International Airport also has easy rail links.  From Birmingham International change at Birmingham New St for a Derby service.  Birmingham International Airport and Rail Station are connected by a free shuttle train at the Airport.

From East Midlands Airport

There is a regular Skylink bus between East Midlands Airport and Long Eaton Station, making the journey to and from Derby by rail is easy. There are regular services running between Derby Midland Station and Long Eaton daily, taking around 11 minutes then change for Derby central rail station from which the Arena is a 10 minute walk.

Buy train tickets

Or

https://www.thetrainline.com

By Bus

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By Car

Driving to and from Derby and East Midlands Airport is the easiest way to get between the two. The route via the A50 takes around 20 minutes and with the option to hire a car from the airport it doesn’t even matter if you don’t have your own vehicle. You may also want to consider booking a hotel room near the airport to avoid traffic if you have an early flight.

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