There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport

$30 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Market Place (Stop B) Transpeak
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop B) to Manchester Airport The Station Skyline 199

$16

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN) 72.5 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a town car from Derby to Manchester Airport 72.5 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to bus which costs £13 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Derby and Manchester Airport (MAN) is 45 miles. The road distance is 72.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Derby station to Manchester Airport (MAN) station. However, there are services departing from Derby, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester Airport The Station via Buxton, Market Place (Stop B). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN). However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Manchester Airport via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The best way to get from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN) is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £23 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN).
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  • Distance: 45.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Derby, England and Manchester Airport (MAN), England?

You can take a train from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Sheffield in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Manchester Airport (MAN) via Buxton, Market Place (Stop B) in around 3 h 42 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 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Market Place (Stop B)
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Market Place (Stop B) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Derby to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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