How to Get Here
Buxton is easy to reach by road, rail or air.
Please call the Buxton Tourist Information Centre (Tel: 01298 25106) or Festival Office if you need advice on your travel plans.
The following information will help you plan your visit.
Buxton is approximately an hour’s drive from the M1, M6, Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby.
Visit www.theaa.com for route planning.
There are 1001 car park spaces in Buxton including:
Buxton Opera House: Pay and display parking for 50 cars, including 2 spaces for the disabled
Pavilion Gardens: Parking for 262 cars including 15 spaces for the disabled
Please allow extra time if travelling by car on Carnival Day (14 July).
Regular inter-city trains from Euston to Macclesfield take less than 2 hours and with a 20 min taxi ride to Buxton – Virgin Trains
Intercity trains also go to Stockport and Manchester with connecting services to Buxton – National Rail
Northern Rail provides direct services to Buxton from Manchester, Preston, Blackpool and Hazel Grove.
Direct buses to Buxton operate from Chesterfield, Derby, Glossop, Huddersfield, Macclesfield, Sheffield, Stockport and Stoke.
Traveline Tel: 0871 200 22 33
National Express Tel: 08717 81 81 78
Manchester Airport is approx. 50 minutes away by Taxi/Car