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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$33 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus High Peak  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Levenshulme, Albert Rd (Furniture Shop) to Derby, Bus Station Tp / ...

$10

3 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  3 h 41 min

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

$12 - $16

Train, bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Alfreton
  2. Take the bus from Alfreton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Corporation Street (Market Place) 9.1|the nines / ...

$37 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Derby 76.6 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Derby is to bus which costs £8 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Derby is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Derby is 48 miles. The road distance is 76.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Greater Manchester to Derby, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Derby. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Derby via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Derby via Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse), Manchester Oxford Road, and Sheffield in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Derby 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 Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Alfreton
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Alfreton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Corporation Street (Market Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Levenshulme, Albert Rd (Furniture Shop) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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