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Active Travel

Amber Valley

The really easy way to get to
health appointments.

Derbyshire Connect Active Travel provides door-to-door transport to health appointments for people unable to use conventional buses
because of their age, a disability or because they live in areas where bus services are limited.


To book your journey call 01335 300670

(9am-4pm Monday to Friday)

Book between seven and one day before you want to travel

or email

Please give 48 hours notice.

If you need to use a wheelchair please mention this when booking.

You can use Derbyshire Connect Active Travel to get to:

• Hospital
• GP surgeries
• Health centres
• Clinics
• Dentists
• Opticians
• Chemists
• Physiotherapists
• Any other healthcare related organisations


Who is the service for?
Derbyshire Connect Active Travel is for people who are unable to use conventional public transport to get to healthcare appointments because of age, mobility difficulties or other disabilities or they live in areas where bus services are limited.

Which area do you cover?
Derbyshire Connect Active Travel Amber Valley provides journeys for people living in the towns of Alfreton, Belper, Heanor, Ilkeston, Long Eaton and Ripley and all the surrounding villages within both
borough council areas.

How often will the service run?

Derbyshire Connect journeys will generally operate from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. The service may also be available outside these times. Journeys must be booked in advance and you are advised to give as much notice as possible.

How much will it cost?

Charges vary depending on how far you travel. Anyone accompanying a passenger travels free. You will be advised of the fare when you book.

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