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How to get to the Peak District

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Travel to the Peak District by road

The Peak District is easily accessible by road if you are travelling to the area by car. The M1 and M6 are both nearby, while smaller motorways like the M16, M42, M56, M60, M62 and M67 are also often used by visitors.

We recommend planning ahead using AA Route Planner, while you can keep an eye on possible delays using peakfm.co.uk/news/traffic

Travel to the Peak District by bus

The TransPeak bus service runs from Derby and Manchester through the Peak District. From London, National Express coaches offer a number of travel options.

Visit derbysbus.info for timetables and prices.

Travel to the Peak District by train

Getting the train to the heart of the Peak District will require a short connection by bus from either Matlock or Buxton. You can hop on a train on the Hope Valley Line between Manchester and Sheffield, the Derwent Valley Line between Derby and Matlock or, from Manchester you can head towards either Buxton or Glossop.

For times, prices and up-to-date train information visit: nationalrail.co.uk

Travel to the Peak District by plane

The Peak District is well serviced by airports, with Manchester Airport to the North and East Midlands Airport to the South. Both provide regular buses to the heart of the Peak District.

For more information and/or to check flight times and prices

visit: manchesterairport.co.uk or eastmidlandsairport.com

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