For quick and easy journeys to work, shopping or sports in and around Ilkeston, using the bus can be convenient and economical. For journeys to and from the town, taking the train from the new rail station makes for quick and easy travel.

With discount schemes, online and smartphone ticketing, real time information and often free wifi on board – whether by bus or train, Ilkeston is well-connected to key places in the borough and beyond.


Local bus operators:



Erewash borough is served by two rail stations: Long Eaton and Ilkeston – with the latter re-opening after a fifty year gap in service.

Use Long Eaton station for trains to Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln and London. To reach Nottingham, Chesterfield and onwards to Sheffield, use Ilkeston station


Further information


Download our easy to use pocket-sized guide here. Physical copies are also available from Ilkeston Town Hall.

Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
0115 907 2244
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