The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Derby will cost around £ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.
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1 h 48 m
1 h 53 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Manchester to Derby without changing at least once.
|Distance||50 miles (80 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 52 min|
|Average train ticket price||£19 (€21)|
|Train providers||First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains|
Trains from Manchester to Derby cover the 50 miles (80 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Derby.
The route from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Derby Train Station is served by CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, First TransPennine Express and East Midland Trains. A variety of services operate throughout the day and evening, with the first train departing from Manchester at 5:11 a.m. and the last train leaving the station at 10:28 p.m. The service involves one change and the approximate duration of the journey is 1 hour and 30 minutes. Passengers should be aware, however, that journey times may vary depending on the time of travel.
Trains from Manchester to Derby depart mainly from Manchester Piccadilly, although it is possible to also travel from Manchester Oxford Road. Piccadilly is the main railway station in the city of Manchester and one of the busiest in the UK. Located in the city centre, Manchester Piccadilly is a major terminus for the Manchester Metrolink, with services arriving from various locations around the city throughout the day. The station is also serviced by the Metroshuttle bus service.
Derby has a rich industrial heritage and is famous for its association with the production of Rolls-Royce aircraft engines. The city has undergone extensive refurbishment in recent years and is now home to an impressive river-front development. Derby train station is located in Railway Terrace, near to the centre of the city. Onward travel from the station is possible by both bus and taxi. Bus routes 5 and 6, operated by Plusbus, connect the station to the city centre and run from Monday to Friday. Services D2 and D3, also from Plusbus, are in operation from Monday through to Saturday.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Derby.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Derby, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.
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