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There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train via Sheffield  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

£38 - £171

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Bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Market Place 199
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Market Place to Ashbourne, Bus Station 442 / ...

£15 - £16

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

£38 - £65

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby 70.9 miles

£10 - £16

Towncar  •  1h 16m

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to University of Derby 70.9 miles

£30 - £120

Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Manchester Airport (MAN) and University of Derby is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 92 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h. Operated by Northern Rail, TransPennine Express Service, Transport for Wales and others, the Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby service departs from Manchester Airport and arrives in University of Derby. Typically 30 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 25m
Fastest journey time:
3h
Journey distance:
92 miles
Services per week:
30
Cheapest price:
£48
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:42
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby train, bus and walk schedules

Manchester Airport (MAN) → University of Derby
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Derby is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to University of Derby. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport The Station and arriving at Markeaton, Park Entrance via Buxton, Market Place and Ashbourne, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and University of Derby is 44 miles. The road distance is 70.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby without a car is to train via Sheffield which takes 2h 41m and costs £35 - £180.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby bus services, operated by High Peak, depart from Manchester Airport The Station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby is to train via Sheffield which takes 2h 41m and costs £35 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £16 and takes 5h 32m.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby bus services, operated by High Peak, arrive at Ashbourne, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby.
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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and University of Derby, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby via Manchester Piccadilly, Sheffield, Derby, Derby, Railway Station, Derby, Morledge, Derby, Corporation Street, and Allestree, University in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to University of Derby via Buxton, Market Place, Ashbourne, Bus Station, and Markeaton, Park Entrance in around 5h 32m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
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
Every 2 hours
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 Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £22
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£19 - £28
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £26
Off-Peak Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Manchester Airport to Crewe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £16
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
High Peak
Bus from Buxton, Market Place to Ashbourne, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6
Website
High Peak
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to University of Derby
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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