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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 8 min

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

$16 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Barnsley National Express

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus, line 2 bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street (Castle Yard)
  2. Take the bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Sheffield Centre, Moorhead ES2 (O/S The Plug Night Club) X17
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES3 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange 2

$9 - $15

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Barnsley 54.7 miles

$11 - $17

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 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Derby to Barnsley once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 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
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
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 Chesterfield
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Sheffield Centre, Moorhead ES2 (O/S The Plug Night Club)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Sheffield Centre, Moorhead ES2 (O/S The Plug Night Club)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Moor Market ES3 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Derby to Barnsley?

The distance between Derby and Barnsley is 70 km. The road distance is 88 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Derby to Barnsley?

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Barnsley is to bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Derby to Barnsley?

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

Is there a direct train between Derby and Barnsley?

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 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between Derby and Barnsley?

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.

How long does it take to get from Derby to Barnsley?

It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Derby to Barnsley, including transfers.