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There are 5 ways to get from Ashbourne to Manchester by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train via Stoke-on-Trent

  1. Take the bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Ctr, Tesco Store
  2. Take the train from Uttoxeter to Stoke-on-Trent
  3. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby to Manchester Shudehill Interchange

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Ashbourne, Victoria Square to Buxton, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ashbourne to Manchester

Drive

  1. Drive from Ashbourne to Manchester

Ashbourne to Manchester by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Ashbourne and Manchester is around 2h 53m and covers a distance of around 68 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 10m. Operated by Trent Barton, East Midlands Railways, Avanti West Coast and others, the Ashbourne to Manchester service departs from Ashbourne, Bus Station and arrives in Manchester Piccadilly. Typically 60 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

60 Weekly Services
2h 53m Average Duration
£27 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashbourne to Manchester is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Ashbourne to Manchester is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashbourne station to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Ashbourne, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Shudehill Interchange via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Ashbourne and Manchester is 38 miles. The road distance is 48.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashbourne to Manchester without a car is to bus and train via Stoke-on-Trent which takes 2h 53m and costs £27 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Ashbourne to Manchester, including transfers.

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Ashbourne to Manchester bus services, operated by Trent Barton, depart from Ashbourne, Bus Station.

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Ashbourne to Manchester bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Manchester Shudehill Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashbourne to Manchester is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Ashbourne to Manchester.

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Map of how to get from Ashbourne to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Ashbourne, England and Manchester, England?

You can take a bus from Ashbourne to Manchester via Derby, Bus Station and Derby in around 4h.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Uttoxeter to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £16
Off-Peak Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£10 - £15
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
Train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £17
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Ctr, Tesco Store
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Trent Barton
Bus from Ashbourne, Bus Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Trent Barton
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Ashbourne to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Uttoxeter Taxis 24/7
Phone
+44 1889 569 090
Website
uttoxetertaxis.co.uk
Uttoxeter Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1889 566 917
Website
uttoxeterradiocars.co.uk
ST14 Station Taxis
Phone
+44 1889 560 000
Website
st14stationtaxis.com
Swiftys Taxis
Phone
+44 1773 292 020
K's Taxis
Phone
+44 1773 823 005
Website
kstaxis.com
BTS Belper Taxis
Phone
+44 7977 600 600
Website
belpertaxis.com
Yaz Taxi Matlock
Phone
+44 1629 690 091
Rainbow Taxi Matlock
Phone
+44 7530 610 063
Website
taxi-matlock.co.uk
Garys Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7866 661 188
Western Cars
Phone
+44 1332 331 331
Website
westerncars-derby.co.uk
PJ Cars
Phone
+44 1332 202 010
Website
pjcarsderby.co.uk
City Taxis Derby
Phone
+44 1332 75 75 75
Website
citytaxis.com
Chads Cars
Phone
+44 1332 666 222
Website
chadscars-derby.co.uk
A2B Cars
Phone
+44 1332 207 207
Leek Taxis
Phone
+44 1538 340 006
Website
leektaxis.co.uk
Leek Link Taxi's
Phone
+44 1538 399 999
Website
leeklinktaxis.co.uk
Terry's Ripley Taxis
Phone
+44 1773 742 929
Smart Cars
Phone
+44 1773 748 718
iCars (Burton-on-Trent)
Phone
+44 1283 565 656
Gold Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1283 244 629
Falcon Cars
Phone
+44 1283 741 100
Website
taxisinburton.co.uk
Branston Taxis
Phone
+44 1283 515 252
Website
taxiburton.com
43 Taxis
Phone
+44 1283 434 343
Watchorn Taxis
Phone
+44 1773 830 888
Don's Taxis
Phone
+44 1773 833 665
Amber Taxis
Phone
+44 1773 836 100
Taxi-Man Ilkeston
Phone
+44 1159 306 306
Website
taxi-man.co.uk
Near N Far
Phone
+44 115 9 300 300
Website
near-n-far.co.uk
Ilkeston Taxis
Phone
+44 7789 696 211
Albany Taxis
Phone
+44 115 932 6200
Buxton Radio Taxis
Phone
+44 1298 23 457
Allied Taxis
Phone
+44 1298 72 123
Website
alliedtaxis.com
Terry's Taxis
Phone
+44 1283 550 255
Swad Cars
Phone
+44 1283 550 255
Acorn Cars
Phone
+44 1283 220 220

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