For the walker, public transport is the best way to do a linear section of the Pennine Bridleway. Bicycles can be carried on trains but it is advisable to make a reservation before travelling.
For Middleton Top, the nearest rail station is Cromford, which is a mile from the start of the High Peak Trail. Alternatively, catch the train to Matlock (via Derby) and transfer to either bus 411 or 17A. Bus R61 (from Derby) also calls at nearby Middleton, hourly from Monday to Saturday.
Hartington, Chelmorton and Wormhill
There is a rail service from Manchester to Buxton every hour with onward bus services to Hartington, Chelmorton and Wormhill. Bus 442 (from Buxton or Ashbourne) calls at Hartington every 2 hours throughout the day. Bus 17 (from Chesterfield and Matlock) and Bus 181 (from Sheffield) call at Hartington and Parsley Hay on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays only.
There are three buses a day to Peak Forest from Manchester and Chesterfield (Bus X67) and 3 buses from Buxton to Peak Forest (Bus 190) Monday to Saturday.
Mills and Chinley
There are rail links to New Mills and Chinley on the Manchester to Sheffield line and at least one bus an hour to Hayfield from New Mills, Buxton and Glossop (61 and 361), Monday to Saturday. You can also catch bus 61A to Hayfield from Huddersfield, New Mills and Buxton on Summer Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. Hourly buses also from Stockport (358 and 361) from Monday to Saturday.
For Glossop there are trains from Manchester, Piccadilly Station every half hour throughout the day seven days a week (cycles carried). There are also frequent buses 236 and 237 from Manchester throughout the week, which call at Tintwistle.
For Greenfield (also Mossley and Marsden) take a train from Manchester Victoria Station or Hudderfield. Bus 180/183 from Manchester runs every 20 minutes throughout the day.