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Bus Information between Manchester and Derby

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Derby cover the 50 miles (80 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.

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National Express Manchester – Derby

Find the best route between Manchester and Derby with National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Manchester and Derby? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on buses from Manchester to Derby. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 50 miles (80 km) from Manchester to Derby.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Manchester to Derby bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets from Manchester to Derby, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Buses from Manchester to Derby
Take the bus to Derby easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Derby.
FAQs
How far is Derby from Manchester by bus?
The distance to Derby from Manchester by bus is approximately 50 miles (80 km).
When traveling by bus from Manchester to Derby, which bus station in Manchester do I depart from and which bus station in Derby do I arrive in?

When taking the bus between Manchester and Derby, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your route can end in bus stations such as Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and Derby.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.

Where is the Manchester bus station located? Where is the Derby bus station located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival bus station in Derby, called Derby, Bus Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What bus companies offer a service from Manchester to Derby?
If you're looking for buses from Manchester to Derby, you can rely on National Express to get you to Derby. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Manchester to Derby route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Manchester to Derby?
You can take the first bus from Manchester to Derby at 7: 30 AM. The last bus from Manchester to Derby that you can take departs at 7: 30 AM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Manchester to Derby schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

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