Trains from Derby to Manchester

Derby to Manchester train information

Derby Manchester train map

Train duration 1h48m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Derby, England
Distance 50 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £14.50
Average train price £30.00
  • The trains between Derby (East Midlands England) to Manchester (North West England) are operated by Cross Country. The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Manchester from Derby. The average journey time from Derby to Manchester is 1h48m to cover the 50 miles.
  • We found trains from £14.50 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Derby to Manchester train tickets

from £14.50 MORE 1h47m

Derby - Manchester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Derby to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Derby - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Derby to Manchester in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £12 when purchasing your train 2 months in advance which is 42% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Derby to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Derby and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Derby and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£14.50 21/10/2021 09:48 2 days ago
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£14.50 25/11/2021 09:48 1 day ago
Derby
Manchester
Oxford Road
£28.00 21/10/2021 08:45 Cross Country 2 days ago
Derby
Manchester
Oxford Road
£28.00 25/11/2021 08:45 Cross Country 1 day ago
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£30.00 21/10/2021 09:31 2 days ago
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£30.00 21/10/2021 10:32 2 days ago
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£30.00 28/11/2021 10:49 1 day ago
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£30.00 28/11/2021 09:45 Cross Country 1 day ago
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£30.00 28/11/2021 11:50 1 day ago
Derby
Manchester
Piccadilly
£43.00 21/10/2021 08:32 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Derby Manchester train

Discount Derby - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Derby Manchester train ticket.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Derby to Manchester? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Derby Manchester ticket (i.e.: £29.31)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£29.31 = 3. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 4 trips from Derby to Manchester (one way journey).

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Derby to Manchester train £29.31 £19.54 £9.77 3.01

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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