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Travelling by bus

Whether you're visiting family-friendly attractions, historic sites or charming towns and villages, the bus is a hassle-free way to travel.

Sit back, relax and explore the Peak District and Derbyshire by bus.

Discover some of Derbyshire's most beautiful market towns, and find great places to eat, drink and shop on route.

Check out our great itineraries below for inspiration of places to explore, including the Peak District's iconic Hope Valley, and the charming market towns of Matlock and Bakewell.

Enjoy your car-free adventures in the Peak District and Derbyshire!

Bus information for the Peak District & Derbyshire

Don't miss: Single bus fares are capped at just £2 until the end of 2024!

The £2 single fare cap is a Government funded scheme, valid on most bus routes. Please check individual services for details.

Great local bus routes

For the most up to date bus information across Derbyshire visit

In conjunction with Derbyshire County Council, Visit Peak District & Derbyshire has teamed up with Good Journey to encourage and enable more people to visit attractions all over Derbyshire by bus, train, bike and foot.

The Good Journey website is the go-to for guidance on how to get around the UK without a car – providing visitors from both the home and overseas markets with super-easy travel information and transport solutions to help them plan journeys and access all that’s on offer around the country.

Take a look at the many attractions offering bus travellers discounts this summer.

Car-free adventures

Itineraries Day trip from Sheffield: Explore Matlock & Bakewell by bus

Itineraries Day trip from Sheffield: Explore Matlock Bath, Cromford & Wirksworth by bus

Itineraries Car-free guide: Things to do in Chesterfield

Itineraries Car-free guide: 48 hours in the Derwent Valley

Itineraries Car-free guide: 48 hours in the Hope Valley

Itineraries Car-free guide: A train tour of the Goyt Valley

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