There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Barnsley by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Barnsley

$16 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Castle Yard) the comet
  2. Take the bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout) X17

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Barnsley National Express

$8 - $12

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Barnsley 54.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Barnsley is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Barnsley is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between Derby and Barnsley is 44 miles. The road distance is 54.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Derby to Barnsley, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derby and arriving at Barnsley. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Barnsley via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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

You can take a train from Derby to Barnsley via Sheffield in around 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Derby to Barnsley once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Castle Yard)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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