There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station 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 47 min

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

$21 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station Tp / ...

$8 - $14

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) Transpeak / ...
  2. Take the train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly

$17 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station 79.4 miles

$17 - $25

What companies run services between Derby, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

You can take a train from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Sheffield in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, High Peak operates a bus from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 3 h. National Express also services this route once daily.

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
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

The distance between Derby and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 80 km. The road distance is 127 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 3 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

The quickest way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct train between Derby and Manchester Piccadilly Station?

No, there is no direct train from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

Is there a direct bus between Derby and Manchester Piccadilly Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derby, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

How long does it take to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.