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Best price £ 11.94
Journey duration 2 h 50 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 15:25
Last departure 18:00
Distance 29.8 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby?

The prices for bus tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby will cost £ 11.94. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 18.04. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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How long will it take me to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby by bus?

The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Derby is around 30.4 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 h 50 min. However, the fastest routes between Stoke-on-Trent and Derby take 1 h. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Stoke-on-Trent at 15:25, and the last departure will leave at 18:00. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do journeys run from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby?

The exact number of journeys from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 6 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby varies, but in general, you can expect to find 2 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 3 journeys with one change or more.