How to travel from Derby to Birmingham

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from Derby to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Derby to Birmingham on Dec 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:45PMDerby1h15 04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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91One-way
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02:45PMDerby1h15 04:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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91One-way
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09:40AMDerby0h44 10:24AMBirmingham New Street
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251One-way
09:31AMDerby0h33 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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271One-way
08:27AMDerby0h41 09:08AMBirmingham New Street
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271One-way

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Travel Information between Derby and Birmingham

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€21) • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 35 miles (56 km) from Derby to 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 $22 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Derby to Birmingham.

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There are 4 ways to travel to Birmingham from Derby including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Derby is by taking a bus, which costs on average $22 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is about $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $23 (€21) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Derby and Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 33 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h.

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

The average frequency per day from Derby to Birmingham is:

  • 43 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Derby and Birmingham as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

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:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Derby to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $22 (€19).
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Derby to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $23 (€21).
Many of our customers traveling from Derby to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Birmingham are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $22 (€19) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $23 (€21) one way.

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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