|Journey time||From 2h 1m|
|Distance||46 miles (74 km)|
|Frequency||95 trains per day|
|Departure station||Manchester Airport|
|Train operators||CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales|
The average journey time by train between Manchester Airport and Derby is 3 hours and 37 minutes, with around 95 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 Airport to Derby is 2 hours and 1 minute.
Train ticket prices from Manchester Airport to Derby can start from as little as £41.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Manchester Airport to Derby. Travelling from Manchester Airport to Derby by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Manchester Airport to Derby leaves at 03:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester Airport to Derby leaves at 01:13. 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 Airport to Derby cover a distance of around 46 miles (74 km) during the journey.
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