There are 4 ways to get from Derby to Trafford Centre by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Stoke-on-Trent
  2. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly

$28 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus High Peak  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
  3. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 23 / ...

$14

2 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  3 h

  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

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 3 h.

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

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The best way to get from Derby to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Derby to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Derby to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Derby to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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Derby to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Derby to Trafford Centre is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Derby to Trafford Centre.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Derby to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 52.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Derby to Trafford Centre via Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester Piccadilly, Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink), and Trafford Bar in around 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Derby to Trafford Centre via Stockport and Stockport Bus Station in around 3 h.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
50 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
$23 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Stockport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
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
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Stockport, Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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