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from Derby to Birmingham

You can get from Derby to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Derby to Birmingham on Dec 5 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:20AMDerby0h41 11:01AMBirmingham New Street
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$291One-way
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10:20AMDerby0h41 11:01AMBirmingham New Street
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$291One-way
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10:31AMDerby0h48 11:19AMBirmingham New Street
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$291One-way
11:31AMDerby0h35 12:06PMBirmingham New Street
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$291One-way
11:40AMDerby0h41 12:21PMBirmingham New Street
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$291One-way

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Sun
Dec 5
$29Cross Country
$22National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$29Cross Country
$18National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$10Cross Country
$18National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$29Cross Country
$18National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$13Cross Country
$19National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$13Cross Country
$19National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$13Cross Country
$19National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$13Cross Country
$18National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$10Cross Country
$15National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$13Cross Country
$22National Express
Sun
Dec 19
$13Cross Country
$22National Express
Tue
Dec 21
$13Cross Country
$22National Express
Wed
Dec 22
$13Cross Country
$22National Express

Travel Information from Derby to Birmingham

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€25) • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 35 miles (56 km) by bus or train between Derby and 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Derby to Birmingham.

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FAQs
How do I get from Derby to Birmingham?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Derby is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A bus is $11 (€9) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Derby to Birmingham costing on average $31 (€25).

What is the fastest way to travel between Derby and Birmingham?

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

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 3 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Derby and Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 35 miles (56 km) between Derby and Birmingham.

How many services a day are there from Derby to Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Derby to Birmingham is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Derby and Birmingham, what are the departure and arrival points in Derby and Birmingham?

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

  • Buses from Derby to Birmingham most often leave from Derby, Bus Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Derby and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel operators can get me to Birmingham from Derby?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Derby to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Birmingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Derby to Birmingham for $19 (€16) on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Derby to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $31 (€25).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Derby to Birmingham?
Omio customers who travel from Derby to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Derby to Birmingham one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $19 (€16) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $31 (€25) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Derby to Birmingham 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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