There are 4 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

$26 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

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

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 17 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

$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 - £20 and takes 1 h 29 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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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Derby to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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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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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 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
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
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
National Express
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 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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