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Manchester to Derby

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Derby by train, car, bus

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How to go from Manchester to Derby ?

Trip Manchester Derby

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance50 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Manchester to Derby? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling and trains to get to Derby. Simply enter your travel date to Derby and Vivanoda does the rest. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of Blablacar, National Express or East Midlands Trains to reach Derby.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Manchester to Derby bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Manchester to Derby

Going by bus from Manchester to Derby may not be so obvious to you. To encourage you to take the bus to Derby, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Manchester and Derby to offer cheaper fares.
  • You are driven to Derby by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Manchester Derby coaches are equipped with.
  • The modern buses that operate the line Manchester Derby have toilets and comfortable reclining seats in order to make you travel in optimal conditions.

Coach companies on the Manchester Derby trip

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Manchester Derby.

National Express Manchester Derby

Bus stops in Manchester

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Manchester from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. The name of the destination 'Derby' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Manchester

Bus stops at arrival in Derby

Once the bus has arrived at Derby, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Derby

Train Manchester to Derby

Is Manchester connected to Derby with a direct train?

Yes, it is possible to go from Manchester to Derby by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Derby and there may be fewer direct trains from Manchester on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Manchester-Derby train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Manchester Derby

The railway station bewteen Manchester and Derby are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Manchester Derby train companies

The train company that operates this journey is East Midlands Trains.
East Midlands Trains Manchester Derby

Railway stations from Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Arrival train stations in Derby

  • Derby

Carpool from Manchester to Derby

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Manchester-Derby with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Manchester-Derby rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Derby!

When you book a ride between Manchester Derby, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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