Travelling to Buxton

If you are travelling independently please let us know when you are arriving in the UK so as we can make sure how best to contact you when you arrive in Buxton.
Below is information on how best to reach the University when travelling independently.

 

From Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is the nearest and most convenient airport if you're studying at our Buxton Campus.

You can take a train from Manchester Airport station to Manchester Piccadilly, and change there for Buxton.

Or you can catch the Skyline 199 bus from Manchester Airport directly to Buxton. The bus leaves the airport every 30 minutes.

Our hall of residence is only a short taxi ride away from Buxton station.

From Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport

You can catch the 707 shuttle bus from Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Doncaster train station. The bus leaves the airport every 30 minutes.

From Doncaster train station you can get a train to Buxton - you will need to change trains at Stockport train station.

From Birmingham International Airport

There are a number of routes for rail travel from Birmingham International Airport to Buxton, depending on the time of day. You may have to travel via another station.

Our hall of residence is only a short taxi ride away from Buxton station.

From London Heathrow Airport

Take the Heathrow Express from the airport to Paddington station, and change there for Euston Square underground station. From here, follow signs to Euston railway station. You may have to travel via another station, depending on the time you arrive.

The whole journey takes about three hours, and our hall of residence is only a short taxi ride away from Buxton station.

From London Gatwick Airport

Take the Gatwick Express to Victoria, and change there for Euston Square underground station. From here, follow signs to Euston railway station. You may have to travel via another station, depending on the time you arrive.

The whole journey takes about three hours, and our hall of residence is only a short taxi ride away from Buxton station.

By car

If you're planning to travel to Buxton by car, here is the postcode of our hall of residence:

  • High Peak Halls - SK17 6BB

A useful online route planner

You will need a car parking permit to park your car at our hall of residence, so make sure you've completed the Car Parking Permit Application Form that we will email to you with your offer of a room.

There is no car parking on our Buxton Campus.

Some of this information may change, so we recommend that you check the details for your journey yourself to avoid any errors.

Do you have a question?

E: international@derby.ac.uk

T: +44 (0)1332 591698