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Derby to Manchester by train
Fastest journey1hr 32m
Trains per day70
Avg. journey time1hr 48m
Travelling from Derby to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Derby to Manchester take around 1 hour and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 81 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Manchester?
Journeys between Derby and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 73 departures on the route from Derby to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 61 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Derby to Manchester?
The Derby to Manchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Derby to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 05:56 and the last train is around 22:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 06:38, and the last at 00:27.
What's the Derby to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Derby to Manchester are $16.40.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $20, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Derby to Manchester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Derby to Manchester by train.
Which train companies operate between Derby and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Derby to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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