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

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Train  •  1 h 7 min

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

$18 - $60

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Bus, line 2 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Sheffield Centre, Harmer Lane to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange 2

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street the comet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange X17

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 drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Barnsley is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange via Sheffield Centre, Harmer Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 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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The distance between Derby and Barnsley is 44 miles. The road distance is 54.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Barnsley without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £13 - £50.

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

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

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Derby to Barnsley train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to Barnsley is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £13 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 2 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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, you can take a bus from Derby to Barnsley via Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and Sheffield Centre, Harmer Lane in around 2 h 17 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
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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 Derby to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Harmer Lane to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chesterfield, Coach Station to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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Derby to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, arrive at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange station.

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Derby to Barnsley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Barnsley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Barnsley is 55 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Derby to Barnsley.

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