Birmingham to Derby bus

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Birmingham to Derby is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
02:00PM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
03:10PMDerby
$111One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
06:00PM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
07:10PMDerby
$111One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
10:00AM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
11:10AMDerby
$111One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
10:30AM4h00
Birmingham, Coach Station
02:30PMDerby
$181One-way
1 transfer
National Express
03:00PM3h50
Birmingham, Coach Station
06:50PMDerby
$191One-way
1 transfer

Bus schedule from Birmingham to Derby

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
National Express
03:30AM3h45
Birmingham, Coach Station
07:15AMDerby
1 transfer
National Express
10:00AM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
11:10AMDerby
0 transfers
National Express
10:30AM4h00
Birmingham, Coach Station
02:30PMDerby
1 transfer
National Express
02:00PM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
03:10PMDerby
0 transfers
National Express
03:00PM3h50
Birmingham, Coach Station
06:50PMDerby
1 transfer
National Express
03:00PM3h50
Birmingham, Coach Station
06:50PMDerby
1 transfer
National Express
06:00PM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
07:10PMDerby
0 transfers
National Express
06:15PM3h20
Birmingham, Coach Station
09:35PMDerby
1 transfer
National Express
10:30PM3h40
Birmingham, Coach Station
02:10AMDerby
1 transfer

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Bus times from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

57 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Birmingham for Derby every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
02:00PM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
03:10PMDerby
$111One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
National Express
06:00PM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
07:10PMDerby
$111One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
National Express
10:00AM1h10
Birmingham, Coach Station
11:10AMDerby
$111One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
National Express
06:15PM3h20
Birmingham, Coach Station
09:35PMDerby
$201One-way
1 transfer
National Express
10:30PM3h40
Birmingham, Coach Station
02:10AMDerby
$231One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Derby

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 6 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$15 (€13)
frequencyBus frequency16 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express, CrossCountry or Bus

Buses from Birmingham to Derby cover the 35 miles (56 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 6 min with our travel partners like National Express, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 16 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $7 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1).

Bus providers: National Express, CrossCountry and Bus from Birmingham to Derby

Travel to Derby from Birmingham from $7 (€6) with Omio’s bus partners National Express, CrossCountry and Bus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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 from Birmingham to Derby, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

National Express from Birmingham to Derby bus information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $7
  • National Express frequency: 16 a day

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.

FAQs: Bus from Birmingham to Derby

FAQs: Take the bus from Birmingham to Derby with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Derby.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Derby can start from as little as $7 (€6) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Birmingham to Derby is $15 (€13); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Derby bus travel time is 1 h 6 min   for the 35 mile (56 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Birmingham to Derby leaves at 9: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Birmingham to Derby leaves at 10: 30 PM.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day from Birmingham to Derby with National Express or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
For the best Birmingham to Derby bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, CrossCountry or Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Birmingham and Derby to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Herald Rd (Birmingham Airport Coach Park) and Birmingham, Brunel Street. When arriving in Derby, you can end your trip in bus stations like Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1), Derby, Royal Way (Derby Arena) and Derby, Bus Station.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Birmingham, Coach Station, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1), located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Derby from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 6 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Birmingham to Derby is March.
You have options as you can travel from Birmingham to Derby 2 different ways: train or bus.

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