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Bus Information from Derby to Manchester

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 40 min
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Derby to Manchester cover the 50 miles (80 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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Derby to Manchester with National Express

Travel from Derby to Manchester on National Express buses with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express

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 between Derby and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets from Derby to Manchester due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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    FAQs
    How far is it from Derby to Manchester by bus?
    The bus distance from Derby to Manchester is around 50 miles (80 km).
    What is the Derby to Manchester bus travel time?
    The Derby to Manchester bus duration is on average 4 h 40 min, which is to be expected when traveling 50 miles (80 km) between Derby and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from Derby to Manchester, which bus station in Derby do I depart from and which bus station in Manchester do I arrive in?

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

    Omio customers book a bus from Derby   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the Derby bus station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester bus station?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Derby, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Derby.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Manchester.

    What bus providers offer a service from Derby to Manchester?
    For the best Derby to Manchester bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from Derby to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.