It takes an average of 4h 5m to travel from Manchester to Derby by train, over a distance of around 51 miles (81 km). There are normally 200 trains per day traveling from Manchester to Derby and tickets for this journey start from $11.14 when you book in advance.
From 1h 32m
51 miles (81 km)
200 trains per day
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The average journey time from Manchester to Derby by train is 4 hours 5 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 32 minutes. You'll usually find 200 trains per day traveling the 81 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Derby.
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The average journey time by train between Manchester and Derby is 4 hours and 5 minutes, with around 200 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Manchester to Derby is 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Train tickets from Manchester to Derby can start from as little as $11.14 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Manchester to Derby. Travelling from Manchester to Derby by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Manchester to Derby leaves at 03:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester to Derby leaves at 01:42. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Manchester to Derby cover a distance of around 51 miles (81 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Derby to Manchester.
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