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There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Bakewell by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Bakewell, Square 218 / ...

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Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Bakewell 32.9 miles

£70 - £90

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chesterfield
  2. Take the bus from Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street to Bakewell, Square X71

Bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange X57 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Bakewell, Square 218 / ...

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Bakewell 32.9 miles

£5 - £8

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bakewell is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 53 min.

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The fastest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bakewell is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £70 - £90 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Bakewell. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Road and arriving at Bakewell, Square via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Bakewell is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Bakewell without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 46m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from Greater Manchester to Bakewell, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Bakewell bus services, operated by Hulleys of Baslow, depart from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station.

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Greater Manchester to Bakewell bus services, operated by T M Travel, arrive at Bakewell, Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Bakewell is 33 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Bakewell.

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There are 941+ hotels available in Bakewell. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Bakewell.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Bakewell, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Bakewell via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson Street, Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station, and Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£27 - £40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
Bus operators
T M Travel
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
info@tmtravel.co.uk
Website
tmtravel.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Bakewell, Square
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
T M Travel
Hulleys of Baslow
Phone
01246 582246
Email
office2008@hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Website
hulleys-of-baslow.co.uk
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange/D3 to Bakewell, Square
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Hulleys of Baslow
Bus from Chesterfield, New Beetwell Street to Bakewell, Square
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Hulleys of Baslow
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Hulleys of Baslow
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Bakewell
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 161 480 8000
Website
metro-taxis.com
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+44 161 483 1099
Website
lynxtaxis.uk
ASAPPcars Ltd
Phone
+44 161 477 3666
Website
asappcars.com

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