Travel Details

The Derby High School’s central location makes it ideally situated for travel from any part of Bury, Radcliffe, Little Lever and even further afield.

Numerous bus routes pass right in front of the school gates or 200 yards away on Manchester/Bury Road.

There are lots of buses which travel to the Bury Interchange. Many of our pupils walk to and from the Interchange daily (approx. 12 minutes).

If you need any more information regarding transport or claiming free travel please contact the School Office on 0161 764 1819.

From the start of the 2019/2020 academic year, school bus fares will increase in line with inflation

Fare Type

Old (£)

New (£)

Child Single (IGO)



Child Single (no IGO)



Child return



Child Weekly



Adult Single



An IGO card costs £10 and lasts until 31st August after your 16th birthday. The card allows 11-16 year olds to travel using child tickets on buses and trams in Greater Manchester

Transport To And From Radcliffe

799 Morning Bus

Ainsworth Arms/Higher Ainsworth Road (7:50) , Turks Road, Countess Lane, Kilburn Road, Westminster Avenue, Coronation Road, Turks Road, Ainsworth Road, Water Street, Spring Lane, Bury Road, Radcliffe Road to The Derby High School (8:25)

799 Afternoon Bus

Radcliffe Road opposite The Derby High School (15:41), Bury Road, Spring Lane, Water Street, Ainsworth Road, Turks Road, Coronation Road, Westminster Avenue, Kilburn Road, Countess Lane, Turks Road, Higher Ainsworth Road/Ainsworth Arms (16:01)

Transport To And From Walmersley And Bury

483 Morning Bus (travels to Bury interchange)

Students would need to change at Bury interchange for high frequency services 135 and 524 to get to school

487 Afternoon Bus

The Derby High School (15:55), Radcliffe Road, Manchester Road, Knowsley Street, Haymarket Street to Bury Interchange (16:03), Angouleme Way, Rochdale Road, The Rock, Walmersley Road, Walmersley Old Road to Nangreaves Bus Turning Area (16:19)

487 Does not operate on early finish Wednesdays