Travel

Being in the middle of England, Buxton has transport links from all directions. Find the best way to get here with the information below.

By AIR

Buxton’s nearest airport is Manchester Airport. The Skyline 199 bus runs between Manchester Airport to Buxton every 30 minutes during peak the daytime and every hour off-peak, 40-90 minute journey. www.highpeakbuses.com

Manchester Airport – www.manchesterairport.co.uk
East Midlands Airport – www.eastmidlandsairport.com
Doncaster Airport – http://flydsa.co.uk

By TRAIN

Buxton’s railway station is on Station Road to the north of the town centre. Our rail link goes to Stockport (45 minute journey) and Manchester Piccadilly (60 minute journey) with trains every half hour during peak times and every hour off-peak. The last train arrives around midnight.

Northern Rail Services Buxton to and from Manchester www.northernrail.co.uk

By COACH

Local coach companies include:

  • Andrew’s of Tideswell
  • Golden Green Travel

There is parking for coaches in Sylvan Car Park and drop off points on St John’s Road and Burlington Road. Many coach holiday companies visit Buxton. Please see our group travel page for more information.

By BUS

Buxton’s bus station is on the Market Place in Higher Buxton.
The main bus routes travel to Stockport, Glossop, Sheffield, Derby and Macclesfield.

Derbyshire Bus Timetables: www.derbysbus.info
Buxton and High Peak Services: 0843 5236 036 www.highpeakbuses.com
For latest updates follow @HighPeakLive on Twitter
Travel Line: 0871 200 22 33 www.traveline.info

Bus timetables are available from the Tourist Information Office in the Pavilion Gardens.

By BICYCLE

Buxton is surrounded by cycle routes through the Peak District. See our cycling page for more information.
www.cycle-route.com/routes/Derbyshire-Routes-70.html

Plan your cycle journey to Buxton here: www.cyclestreets.net/

 

By CAR

There are six main roads heading into Buxton:

  • A537 West from Macclesfield
  • A6 North from Manchester
  • A5004 North West from Whaley Bridge
  • A53 South West from Leek
  • A6 East from Bakewell
  • A515 South East from Derby

Weather

Roads leading to Buxton are at high risk of snow and ice. For latest updates on road closures, see
www.theaa.com/traffic-news/Buxton
www.buxtonweather.co.uk/

Electric Charging

There are electric car charging points at:
The Leewood Hotel, The Park, Buxton, SK7 6TQ
The Old Manse Guesthouse, 6 Clifton Road, Silverlands, Buxton, SK17 6QL
Subject to availability and at the discretion of the owners.

Parking

Pay and Display parking is available in the town centre by The Square, the Pavilion Gardens, the Market Place and Spring Gardens.
Click here to download a map of Buxton car parks.

Petrol Stations

Morrisons: Bakewell Rd (A6)
Tesco Esso: London Rd (A515)
Rockbay Service Station: Leek Rd (A53)

Car Wash

Buxton Hand Car Wash – Leek Rd, SK17 6UQ, £5

Taxis

Buxton Radio Taxis: 01298 23457
Jam Taxi Services: 01298 72333
Allied Taxis: 01298 72123
Crescent Cars Ltd: 01298 73515
A Cabs: 01298 70423

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