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from Derby to Manchester

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Travel Information between Derby and Manchester

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€28) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEast Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railway

Travel 50 miles (80 km) by bus or train from Derby to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Derby to Manchester.

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FAQs

How do I go from Derby to Manchester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Manchester from Derby. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Derby to Manchester?

The cheapest way to get from Derby to Manchester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€28) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $34 (€28) from Derby to Manchester.

What is the fastest way to travel to Manchester from Derby?

The fastest way from Derby to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h.

How many miles from Derby to Manchester would I travel?

The distance from Derby to Manchester is approximately 50 miles (80 km).

How many services a day are there to Manchester from Derby?

The average frequency per day from Derby to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Manchester from Derby as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Manchester from Derby, where do I depart from Derby and where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Derby to Manchester:

  • Buses mostly depart from Derby, Bus Station and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains from Derby to Manchester most often leave from Derby and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel companies can get me from Derby to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Derby to Manchester:

  • You can go to Manchester from Derby by bus with East Midlands Railway. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $34 (€28) with East Midlands Railway from Derby to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can travel from Derby to Manchester by train with East Midlands Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€28) with East Midlands Railway from Derby to Manchester.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Derby to Manchester?

Omio customers who travel from Derby to Manchester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I purchase my Derby to Manchester one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Derby to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $34 (€28) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $34 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Derby to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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