The cheapest trains from Manchester to Derby

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Cheapest

£17

Average

£33

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.

Cheapest
15:27Manchester Piccadilly1h52 17:19Derby
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£171One-way
08:27Manchester Piccadilly1h52 10:19Derby
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£171One-way
08:38Manchester Oxford Road1h49 10:27Derby
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£331One-way
15:38Manchester Oxford Road1h49 17:27Derby
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£351One-way
14:18Manchester Piccadilly1h49 16:07Derby
1 changes
£351One-way

Timetable Manchester to Derby

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 24 Sep
08:18Manchester Piccadilly1h49 10:07Derby
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly1h52 10:19Derby
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08:38Manchester Oxford Road1h49 10:27Derby
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09:18Manchester Piccadilly1h49 11:07Derby
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09:31Manchester Piccadilly2h28 11:59Derby
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14:18Manchester Piccadilly1h49 16:07Derby
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14:38Manchester Oxford Road1h48 16:26Derby
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15:18Manchester Piccadilly1h49 17:07Derby
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15:27Manchester Piccadilly1h52 17:19Derby
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15:38Manchester Oxford Road1h49 17:27Derby
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
23 Sep
£16
Fri
24 Sep
£16
Sat
25 Sep
£16
Sun
26 Sep
£33First Transpennine Express
Mon
27 Sep
£16
Wed
29 Sep
£16
Thu
30 Sep
£16
Fri
1 Oct
£14
Sat
2 Oct
£16
Mon
4 Oct
£14
Tue
5 Oct
£14
Wed
6 Oct
£14

The fastest trains from Manchester to Derby

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 48 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

80 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Derby without changing at least once.

Fastest
14:38Manchester Oxford Road1h48 16:26Derby
1 changes
£351One-way
15:38Manchester Oxford Road1h49 17:27Derby
1 changes
£351One-way
08:18Manchester Piccadilly1h49 10:07Derby
1 changes
£501One-way
08:38Manchester Oxford Road1h49 10:27Derby
1 changes
£331One-way
14:18Manchester Piccadilly1h49 16:07Derby
1 changes
£351One-way

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Train Information to Derby from Manchester

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€21)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersFirst 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.

Trains from Manchester to 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.

Taking the Train from Manchester

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.

Getting into Derby by Train

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester to Derby
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Manchester and Derby cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Derby from Manchester for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Manchester and Derby?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Derby train to cost on average £19  one way.
What is the distance by train from Manchester to Derby?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Derby via train to be approximately 50 miles (80 km).
How many hours does it take from Manchester to Derby by train?
The train time to Derby from Manchester is on average 1 h 52 min  for the 50 miles (80 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Derby from Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Derby train leave from? Which Derby train station do I come into from Manchester?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Derby.

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

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.

Which train providers can take me to Derby from Manchester?
When taking a train from Manchester to Derby, you can count on First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Derby. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Manchester to Derby and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When can I take the first train from Manchester to Derby? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Manchester to Derby, the first train leaves at 07: 13. If you prefer late night trains from Manchester to Derby, the last train of the day leaves at 07: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Derby schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets to Derby from Manchester to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Manchester and Derby to cost on average £19 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Derby train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Derby
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Victoria
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