Find bus tickets from Derby to Manchester
Derby to Manchester bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||1h 50m|
|Trips per day||18|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Derby to Manchester right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Derby to Manchester?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $30.80 was the low point for bus fares from Derby to Manchester. Buses from Manchester to Derby are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $30.80 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Derby, DBY to Manchester, MAN. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Derby to Manchester for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Derby?
The first bus leaves at 6:00pm and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Derby to Manchester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 18 scheduled buses that travel from Derby to Manchester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Derby to Manchester; ticket prices start at $49.26.
What bus companies travel from Derby to Manchester?
There is one bus company that operates from Derby to Manchester. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|National Express||18||4h 57m||$30.80|
Where does the bus leave from in Derby?
Buses to Manchester leave from multiple locations in Derby, Derbyshire. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:
- East Midlands Airport
Where does the bus arrive in Manchester?
Buses arrive in Manchester at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Manchester, Manchester:
- Manchester Airport
- Manchester Coach Station
- Manchester (Miles Platting)
Price trends for buses from Derby to Manchester
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