Birmingham to Derby bus

Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

20

Average

20

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h10 12:25PMDerby
1 transfer
201One-way
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12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
1 transfer
201One-way

Bus schedule from Birmingham to Derby

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08:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h10 12:25PMDerby
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12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
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Bus times from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

4 h 10 m

Average

4 h 20 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

57 km

It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Derby without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:15AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h10 12:25PMDerby
1 transfer
201One-way
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12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
1 transfer
201One-way

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Derby

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€19)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersBus or National Express

Buses from Birmingham to Derby cover the 35 miles (56 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Bus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $21 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Derby.

Bus providers: National Express from Birmingham to Derby

You can travel by bus to Derby from Birmingham with National Express for as low as $16 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Birmingham and Derby, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $16

Buses from Birmingham to Derby: Journey Details

Just 35 miles separate the two Midlands cities of Birmingham and Derby and comfortable coaches travel between them in just over an an hour. National Express offers 6 daily departures with the first leaving in the morning and the last in the evening. Most are direct; a few require coach changes at Leicester and take around 3 hours. Most are non stop with 2 calling at Lichfield.

Taking the Bus from Birmingham

Buses from Birmingham to Derby leave from Birmingham Coach Station. It’s located on Mill Lane in the Digbeth area of the city some 650 metres from Moor Street Train Station and a 10 minute walk from New Street Station and the Bullring Shopping Centre. A regular shuttle bus connects the coach station with Birmingham’s 3 train stations. As a National Express Headquarters, the coach station receives services from all over the UK. Passengers can also travel to Mill Lane on buses operated by Arriva West Midlands and there’s a cab stand on the north side of the station.

Getting into Derby by Bus

The east Midlands city of Derby was the birthplace of the industrial revolution and is still an important manufacturing centre. However today’s Derby is also a city devoted to culture and boasts a swank new waterfront development. It’s a pleasant city with over 300 green spaces including a celebrated arboretum. Most places of interest lie in the graceful Cathedral Quarter in the centre of town and include the Royal Crown Derby Factory which produces exquisite bone china. Derby is also a great base from which to explore the nearby Peak District. Buses from Birmingham to Derby arrive at Derby Bus Station on Morledge, east of the Westfield shopping mall. Passengers can continue their journeys on local bus routes operated by Arriva Midland, Transpeak, Trent Barton, Your Bus, and Notts and Derby.

Travel Tips: Bus to Derby from Birmingham

Take the bus to Derby easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Derby.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Birmingham to Derby for the next 7 days starting from $16 (€15)  one way.
The bus price from Birmingham to Derby is on average $21 (€19)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The Birmingham to Derby bus distance is approximately 35 miles (56 km).
The bus time to Derby from Birmingham is on average 2 h 55 min  for the 35 miles (56 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Derby from Birmingham by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few bus stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). In Derby you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Derby, Derby, Bus Station and Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Derby.

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival bus station in Derby, called Derby, is located around 0.1 miles (126 m) away from its city center.

For the best Birmingham to Derby bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Bus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Birmingham to Derby to compare what amenities they may offer.
The first Birmingham to Derby bus departs at 7: 00 AM   and the last bus from Birmingham to Derby leaves at 5: 15 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Birmingham to Derby on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find buses between Birmingham and Derby to cost on average $21 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Derby bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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