|Distance||50 miles (80 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||£25 (€29)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains|
Trains from Derby to Manchester cover the 50 miles (80 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £25, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
There are no direct trains from Derby to Manchester, although there are numerous journey options that require just one change. The most frequent connection involves taking a CrossCountry or East Midlands train to Sheffield before changing to the TransPennine Express service to Manchester. An alternative option entails taking an East Midland train to Stoke on Trent and connecting with the Virgin Trains service to Manchester. Departures begin in the early morning and continue with about 3 trains an hour until the final departure in the late evening. Journey times are approximately an hour and 45 minutes. Sunday services are less frequent, with no early morning trains. Weekday off-peak day return fares are available from the 9:25 a.m. departure onwards.
Trains From Derby to Manchester depart from the main station located south-east of the city centre. There are bus stops by both exits from the station, on Roundhouse Road and Railway Terrace, and also nearby on Pride Parkway. The R1 shuttle bus offers regular connections between the rail station and bus station from Monday to Saturday. The taxi rank is situated on the station forecourt.
Manchester combines a rich industrial heritage with its modern status as a vibrant media and culture hub. Highlights for visitors include the Lowry arts complex and theatre, and the National Football Museum with its interactive exhibits. Trains From Derby to Manchester arrive at Piccadilly station, close to the city centre. The station has its own stop on the Metrolink tram network, with connections to the airport and Greater Manchester. The free Metroshuttle bus operates a circular route around city centre locations. Taxis are available until 2:00 a.m. by the Fairfield Street exit.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Derby and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Derby and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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