There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Trafford Centre 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, line 250 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$32 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus High Peak  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Stockport, Mersey Square (Car Park) Transpeak / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stockport, Mersey Square (Car Park) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 25

$14

2 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Stockport National Express
  2. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) 23A / ...

$15 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Derby to Trafford Centre 80.5 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Trafford Centre is to bus which costs £11 and takes 3 h 40 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Derby to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 27 min.

More details

The distance between Derby and Trafford Centre is 53 miles. The road distance is 80.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Derby to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Derby to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) via Stockport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

More details

What companies run services between Derby, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a bus from Derby to Trafford Centre via Stockport and Stockport Bus Station in around 2 h 56 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
Hourly
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
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 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport, Mersey Square (Car Park) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
Bus from Stockport, Mersey Square (Car Park) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Stockport, Mersey Square (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about Flixbus?, The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube and How to get from JFK to New York City - to help you get the most out of your next trip.