The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for Oct 23

Cheapest

$23

Average

$24

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.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Derby will cost around $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

Cheapest
11:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 02:25PMDerby
1 changes
$231One-way
Cheapest
12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
1 changes
$231One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h40 08:40PMDerby
1 changes
$241One-way
12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
1 changes
$251One-way
07:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h55 12:25PMDerby
1 changes
$251One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Derby

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07:30AMBirmingham, Coach Station4h55 12:25PMDerby
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11:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 02:25PMDerby
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12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
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12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
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03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h20 06:20PMDerby
0 changes
06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h40 08:40PMDerby
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Fri
Oct 22
$32Cross Country
$23National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$13Cross Country
$23National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$13Cross Country
$22National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$32Cross Country
$19National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$32Cross Country
$19National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$32Cross Country
$19National Express

The fastest buses from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for Oct 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 40 m

Average

3 h 53 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

57 km

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

Fastest
06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h40 08:40PMDerby
1 changes
$241One-way
2nd Fastest
03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h20 06:20PMDerby
1 changes
$251One-way
11:00AMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 02:25PMDerby
1 changes
$231One-way
12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
1 changes
$251One-way
12:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station4h30 04:30PMDerby
1 changes
$231One-way

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Bus Information between Birmingham and Derby

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Derby cover the 35 miles (56 km) long route taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express from Birmingham to Derby

Travel between Birmingham and Derby from $19 (€15) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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.

    When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between Birmingham and Derby, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much are cheap buses between Birmingham and Derby?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Birmingham to Derby to cost as little as $19 (€15)  in the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a bus between Birmingham and Derby?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€17)  for a bus ticket from Birmingham to Derby.
    How far is it from Birmingham to Derby by bus?
    You should expect to travel around 35 miles (56 km)  between Birmingham and Derby by bus.
    What is the Birmingham to Derby bus travel time?
    The Birmingham to Derby bus duration is on average 3 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 35 miles (56 km) from Birmingham to Derby. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What is the departure bus station in Birmingham and arrival bus station in Derby?

    When taking the bus between Birmingham and Derby, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and Derby.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.

    Where is the departure bus station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival bus station in Derby located?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Derby most often arrive at Derby, Bus Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

    Which bus companies can take me between Birmingham and Derby?
    If you're looking for buses from Birmingham to Derby, you can rely on National Express to get you to Derby. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Birmingham to Derby route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    What time is the earliest bus from Birmingham to Derby? What time is the last bus from Birmingham to Derby?
    You can take the first bus from Birmingham to Derby at 11: 00 AM. The last bus from Birmingham to Derby that you can take departs at 6: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Birmingham to Derby schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    When should I buy the Birmingham to Derby bus for the best deals on tickets?
    If you book the Birmingham to Derby bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $21 (€17). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Birmingham to Derby. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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