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There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to Derby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

$60 - $112

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby National Express

$17 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Alfreton
  3. Take the bus from Alfreton, Railway Station to Derby, Corporation Street

$36 - $74

Train, bus via Buxton, Railway Station  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station

$37 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Derby 118.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Derby is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Derby is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Derby. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at Derby via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackpool to Derby. However, there are services departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Derby via Preston and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and Derby is 90 miles. The road distance is 118.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Derby without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £45 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Blackpool to Derby, including transfers.

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Blackpool to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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Blackpool to Derby train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Derby is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £45 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Derby.
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  • Distance: 90.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and Derby, England?

You can take a train from Blackpool to Derby via Preston and Crewe in around 3 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Derby via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Alfreton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Alfreton, Railway Station to Derby, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Blackpool to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Blackpool to Derby train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to Derby is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Blackpool to Derby.

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