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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire in Derby

Derby is a historic city located in the East Midlands of England, known for its rich industrial heritage and vibrant cultural scene. It is perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, as the world's first water-powered cotton mill was built here in the late 18th century.

Today, Derby seamlessly blends its industrial past with modern developments, offering a dynamic urban environment. The city is home to the impressive Derby Cathedral, a stunning example of Gothic architecture, and the Derby Museum and Art Gallery, housing a diverse collection of artworks and historical artifacts. Derby is also renowned for its sporting culture, with the Derby County Football Club being a focal point of local pride.

The city's proximity to the picturesque Peak District National Park makes it an excellent starting point for outdoor enthusiasts exploring the natural beauty of the region. Overall, Derby offers a compelling mix of history, culture, and natural attractions for visitors to enjoy.

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Why choose coach hire in Derby?

SMC Coach Hire's services in Derby guarantee that your entire party stays together, eliminating the complexities of managing multiple vehicles or navigating public transportation. Moreover, our standard coach hire presents a cost-effective transportation solution, often proving more economical than purchasing individual tickets or renting multiple cars.

But it's not just about affordability; our VIP and luxury coach hire can transform your travel experience. Typically, you can expect to find more spacious seating, climate control, and even onboard entertainment options upon request. Our diverse selection of coach hire options, ranging from luxurious to standard models, caters to your specific needs. Our professional coach drivers are highly qualified and prioritise safety, ensuring a secure and stress-free journey in Derby. Whether you're planning a school excursion, a corporate event, or a family outing, choosing coach hire streamlines logistics, fosters group unity, and ultimately contributes to a more enjoyable and efficient travel experience for all passengers.

Hiring a minibus in Derby

When it comes to smaller groups of 19 or less in Derby, choosing SMC's minibus hire service is the perfect transportation solution.

Whether you're looking for cheerful and cheap minibus hire or luxury VIP minibus hire, all of our service options come with an experienced driver who is dedicated to ensuring a smooth journey from your starting point to your destination, but that's not all.

Through the flexibility of choosing minibus hire, you can design your itinerary to perfectly suit your group's travel needs, so you can travel around Derby and to your destinations at your own pace. Whether you need transportation within Derby or a ride to East Midlands Airport, hiring a minibus could be the best option for you, your group, or your family, ensuring a comfortable and convenient travel experience.

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SMC Coach Hire understand the importance of time management. Whether you're embarking on an important business trip or simply exploring a new destination, you can rely on us to ensure that you reach your destination on time, every time.



Your safety is our top priority. The coaches we use undergo regular maintenance and adhere to strict safety standards. Additionally, all of the drivers we use are trained professionals who prioritize the well-being of passengers throughout the journey.


Customized Solutions

Every group is unique, and we tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need transportation for a day trip or an extended tour, we work closely with you to create a customized itinerary that suits your preferences and budget.


Year-Round Transport

Whether it's a wedding in the spring or a holiday getaway in the winter, our flexible booking option lets you have the freedom to choose a date within the year that can make the planning process for your transport more convenient and stress-free.


Competitive Pricing

We believe that quality coach hire should be good value for money. Our transport services will ensure that you receive excellent value for your investment. We offer a fair and competitive rate for all occasions.



Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. A selection of coaches we use are equipped with modern amenities, including comfortable seating, air conditioning, ample legroom, and onboard entertainment options, ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable journey.

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Coach Hire and Minibus Hire for Every Occasion

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Providing comfortable, affordable transport solutions for all occasions.


Airport Transfers

Book a coach or minibus to get the whole group to the airport.

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Wedding Transport

Transport all of your friends and family to and from the venue.

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Sports Trips

Hire a coach or minibus to get the whole team to the game.

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Our Vehicles

We understand the importance of a smooth and stress-free journey. We make sure that all of the vehicles we use are well-maintained and are driven by highly skilled drivers, we always for every passenger to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience with SMC. From small minibuses to luxurious executive coaches, we have a wide range of vehicles to accommodate groups of any size.


Luxury & VIP Vehicle

Having the touch above everything else


Standard Vehicle

Getting you from A-B with everything you need


Accessible Vehicles

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Why choose SMC Coach Hire?

With over 10 years of experience in the private hire industry, it's our commitment to customer satisfaction that sets us apart (and what keeps us going).

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Coach Hire Reviews

Heather O'Donnell

"Our driver Andrew was brilliant, he rang to tell me that he would be a few minutes late due to a traffic accident, as we were travelling to Norfolk on a pilgrimage."

Dawn Monagham

"All the staff at the office were very efficient came back with information very promptly Kevin our lovely driver was a joy to travel with I would highly recommend this company."

Sam Bennett

"SMC provided a great, friendly service. They arrived in plenty of time...We highly recommend them and will be using them again in the future. Thank you!"

Neil B

"Very quick responses to questions throughout, great advice when talking about the logistics of the trips needed and faultless service from the driver throughout the event. Totally put my mind at ease to let me focus on getting our daughter married."

Jon Barrett

"I used SMC Coach Hire for the first time this year. I was delighted with every element of their service. All in all excellent service and I will be using them for all my coach needs from hereonin."

Charlie Henson

"We used SMC to transport guests from the church to the reception at our wedding. They were brilliant throughout. Very helpful staff with a difficult location and all went well on the day. Highly recommend."

Robert Kay

"Would use this Company again, they were on time for drop off and collection and driver was very nice and helpful, and his driving was very good and we felt very safe not the same with other companies. Thank you."

Lonsdale Salisbury

"Easy to request booking.Good communication, Leading up to travel, day before travel and on day of travel. Easy to contact with changes to flight time. Accommodated changes. Arrived on time. Friendly driver. Overall very good experience. Would recommend."

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