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from Birmingham to Derby

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Derby

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 33 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $13 (€11) • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 35 miles (56 km) by bus or train to Derby from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Derby.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Derby

Travel 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.

How do I reach Derby from Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Derby: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Birmingham to Derby?

The cheapest way to travel between Birmingham and Derby is by taking a train with an average price of $13 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Derby:

A train is generally $9 (€7) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $22 (€18) from Birmingham to Derby.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Derby?

The fastest way to get to Derby from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 33 min.

Other travel options to Derby can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Derby?

The distance from Birmingham to Derby is approximately 35 miles (56 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Derby?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Derby is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Derby as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Birmingham? Where do I arrive in Derby?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Derby:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Derby.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to Derby?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Derby:

  • You can travel by bus from Birmingham to Derby with National Express, and you can find National Express Birmingham to Derby tickets for $22 (€18) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Birmingham to Derby by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€11) with Cross Country from Birmingham to Derby.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Birmingham to Derby ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Derby often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Derby itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Derby and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets between Birmingham and Derby online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Derby, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $22 (€18) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $13 (€11) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Derby tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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