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Derby Arena is located on Pride Park, just outside Derby city centre.

Arriving by car

Derby Arena is signposted on all major routes. If using SAT NAV, please use DE24 8AN 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.

Arriving by foot

The Arena is a 30 minute walk from Derby City Centre and 15 minutes walk from the train station.

Arriving by bike

Derby Arena is easily accessible for the National Cycle Network. The riverside pathway, National Cycle Route 6, provides a traffic free way of getting you close to the Arena from the city centre as well as from the south of the city. To find out more about walking and cycling routes in Derby visit the Cycle Derby website or the Sustrans website.

Arriving by bus

Derby Arena can be reached via several bus routes from around the city. Derby Bus Station is 30 minutes walk away. Contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 for more information on bus services within Derby.

From Sunday 25 October there is a new bus timetable in place making Derby Arena more accessible from wider parts of the city, buses are traveling to the Arena from 6am in the morning through to 10pm in the evening. For the full timetable and route map visit the Arriva Bus website.

Arriving by train

Derby Arena is located a short 15 minute walk from Derby train station or via a 2 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.

Arriving by air

We are located 18 minutes away from East Midlands Airport, 50 minutes from Birmingham Airport and 75 minutes away from Manchester Airport.