Derby to Manchester bus

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Cheap bus tickets from Derby to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Derby to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

National Express
08:45AM5h40
Derby
02:25PMManchester
$231One-way
0 transfers
National Express
06:00PM4h25
Derby
10:25PMManchester
$271One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
09:45AM3h01
Derby
12:46PMManchester
$321One-way
0 transfers
National Express
01:45PM4h40
Derby
06:25PMManchester
$391One-way
0 transfers
National Express
07:15PM4h10
Derby
11:25PMManchester
$461One-way
0 transfers

Bus schedule from Derby to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21
National Express
01:45PM4h40
Derby
06:25PMManchester
0 transfers
National Express
08:45AM5h40
Derby
02:25PMManchester
0 transfers
National Express
07:15PM4h10
Derby
11:25PMManchester
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
09:45AM3h01
Derby
12:46PMManchester
0 transfers
National Express
06:00PM4h25
Derby
10:25PMManchester
0 transfers

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Bus times from Derby to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

3 h 1 m

Average

4 h 30 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

80 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Derby for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
09:45AM3h01
Derby
12:46PMManchester
$321One-way
0 transfers
National Express
07:15PM4h10
Derby
11:25PMManchester
$461One-way
0 transfers
National Express
06:00PM4h25
Derby
10:25PMManchester
$271One-way
0 transfers
National Express
01:45PM4h40
Derby
06:25PMManchester
$391One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
11:49PM5h09
Derby
04:58AMManchester
$501One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Derby to Manchester

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€23)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express, Megabus, TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains

Buses from Derby to Manchester cover the 50 miles (80 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $27 (€23), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus providers: National Express, Megabus and TransPennine Express from Derby to Manchester

Travel from Derby to Manchester from $14 (€12) with Omio’s bus partners National Express, Megabus and TransPennine Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Derby to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Derby to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $14
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Bus from Derby to Manchester

FAQs: Take the bus from Derby to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Derby to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Derby to Manchester can start from as little as $14 (€12) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Derby to Manchester is $27 (€23); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Derby to Manchester bus travel time is 2 h 35 min   for the 50 mile (80 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Derby to Manchester leaves at 7: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Derby to Manchester leaves at 11: 49 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Derby to Manchester without having to change trains with Megabus. There is 1 direct bus from Derby to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Derby to Manchester bus with National Express, Megabus, TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey between Derby and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Derby, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1), Derby, Royal Way (Derby Arena) and Derby, Bus Station. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in bus stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1), which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester from Derby is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Derby to Manchester by bus is November.
You have options as you can travel from Derby to Manchester 2 different ways: train or bus.

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