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Train Information to Derby from Birmingham

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage train duration33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Derby cover the 35 miles (56 km) long journey taking on average 33 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Derby.

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Train between Birmingham and Derby with CrossCountry

For as little as $10 (€9) you can travel by train from Birmingham to Derby with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Derby you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Derby for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Birmingham and Derby. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 35 miles (56 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Birmingham to Derby train ticket can cost as little as $10 (€9) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Birmingham and Derby in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Birmingham to Derby with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 43 min
  • Average Price: $10
  • CrossCountry frequency: 25 a day

CrossCountry's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Birmingham to Derby are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Derby
Travel by train 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.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Birmingham to Derby?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Birmingham to Derby trains for as little as $10 (€9)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Birmingham to Derby?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $23 (€19)  for a train ticket from Birmingham to Derby.
What is the distance from Birmingham to Derby by train?
The distance to Derby from Birmingham by train is approximately 35 miles (56 km).
What is the Birmingham to Derby train travel time?
The Birmingham to Derby train duration is on average 33 min, which is to be expected when traveling 35 miles (56 km) to Derby from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Birmingham to Derby, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Derby do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Derby.

Where is the train station in Birmingham? Where is the train station in Derby?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Derby and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Derby.

Which train companies can take me between Birmingham and Derby?
For the route from Birmingham to Derby you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Birmingham to Derby on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Derby from Birmingham a day?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Derby is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Birmingham to Derby to get the best deals?
If you purchase the Birmingham to Derby train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $23 (€19). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Derby from Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey between Birmingham and Derby.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales