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There are 5 ways to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 51 min

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

$27 - $80

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Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Corporation Street to Alfreton, Railway Station 9.1 - the nines / ...
  2. Take the train from Alfreton to Manchester Piccadilly

$33 - $48

Bus High Peak, train  •  3 h 29 min

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

$16 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station 79.4 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derby and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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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 51 min.

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The distance between Derby and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 50 miles. The road distance is 79.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £20 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Derby station.

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Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £20 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 49.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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 51 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 20 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
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Train from Alfreton to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
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 Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Corporation Street to Alfreton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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