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Travel Information to Manchester from Derby

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £35 • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or East Midlands Railway

Travel 50 miles (80 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Manchester from Derby. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or East Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Derby to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Derby to Manchester

Travel to Manchester 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 Derby to Manchester.

There are 4 travel options from Derby to Manchester: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Derby to Manchester, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A flight is about £20 less than a coach, which costs on average £20 for this trip.

A flight is about £1 less than a ferry, which costs on average £1 for this route.

A flight is generally £35 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £35 from Derby to Manchester.

The fastest way from Derby to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 32 min.

Other travel options from Derby to Manchester can usually take longer:

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

The average frequency per day from Derby to Manchester is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 41 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Derby and Manchester as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Derby and tend to arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Derby and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • You can travel by coach to Manchester from Derby with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Derby to Manchester tickets for £20 on Omio.
  • You can go to Manchester from Derby by train with East Midlands Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £35 with East Midlands Railway from Derby to Manchester on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Manchester from Derby with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Derby to Manchester.

Your journey from Derby to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Derby to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

Before travelling from Derby to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £20 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £35 one way.

But we recommend booking Derby to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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