There are 5 ways to get from Manchester to Donington Park by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance)

$38 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus High Peak  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station Tp / ...

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Long Eaton

$43 - $63

Bus National Express  •  3 h 25 min

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

$12 - $17

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Donington Park 87.2 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Donington Park is to bus which costs £8 - £9 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Donington Park is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Manchester and Donington Park is 58 miles. The road distance is 87.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Manchester to Donington Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester station to Donington Park. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance) via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Manchester, England and Donington Park, England?

You can take a train from Manchester to Donington Park via Sheffield, Long Eaton, Sawley, The Bell, and Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance) in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester to Donington Park 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 Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 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
$28 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 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 Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
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 Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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