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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Sheffield to Derby. Traveling by coach from Sheffield to Derby usually takes around one hour and 10 minutes, but the fastest Megabus coach can make the trip in just one hour,

Distance32 mi (51 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price£9.71
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Sheffield to Derby

Monthly average prices

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What coach companies travel from Sheffield to Derby?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Sheffield to Derby. Megabus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus21h 10m£9.96
  • Founded in 2003, Megabus UK was created to provide travelers with greener, more straightforward and smarter travel. The carrier has routes all across the United Kingdom in England, Scotland, and Wales. The Megabus UK fleet, easily distinguishable by its dark blue and yellow colors, has free Wi-Fi, outlets and charging ports, onboard restrooms, and 20 kg luggage allowances on each bus.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of one hour and 10 minutes to cover the 32 miles from Sheffield to Derby. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Derby at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Sheffield to Derby, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Sheffield to Derby. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Sheffield to Derby; ticket prices start at £6.25.

City Information

Sheffield

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Sheffield is also known as the Steel City, mainly for its many innovations during the 19th-century Industrial Revolution. Flash forward to today, and Sheffield is where you'll find modern cityscapes set against beautiful green backdrops; a standout is Peak District National Park.

Paying homage to the city's history, many streets feature steel art structures, and the local museums explore the city's contributions to Britain's steel industry. Sheffield's food scene boasts a plethora of restaurants, microbreweries, and pubs all around. Top picks include Steam Yard, Silversmiths, and Kommune, all located at the city centre.

The most prominent landmarks in Sheffield are the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Cathedral, Winter Garden, and the Kelham Island Museum. For family fun, check out the Weston Park Museum, Tropical Butterfly House, and Whirlow Hall Farm.

Two trains can take you to Sheffield: Northern Rail and CrossCountry. If you prefer to take a coach, service is available with Megabus and FlixBus.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Sheffield?

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Main departure station: Meadowhall Interchange

Meadowhall Interchange is located in northeast Sheffield and consists of a train station, tram stop, and bus/coach station. Pedestrian footbridges connect the coach station building, train platforms, park and ride lot, and tram stop to the Meadowhall shopping centre across the River Don. The coach station building offers amenities, including fast food and restrooms; FlixBus, National Express, and Megabus coaches board in the coach lanes outside of this building. The train platforms serve Northern and TransPennine rail routes, and the tram connects Meadowhall with the centre of Sheffield.

All coach stations in Sheffield:

  • Meadowhall Interchange

Where does the coach arrive in Derby?

Main arrival station: Derby Morledge

All coaches from Sheffield arrive at one main station in Derby.

Coach stations in Derby:

  • Derby Morledge

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