The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Cheapest

£14

Average

£15

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 £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

Cheapest
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h40 14:40Derby
1 changes
£141One-way
Cheapest
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h10 17:10Derby
1 changes
£141One-way
Cheapest
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station4h55 12:25Derby
1 changes
£141One-way
Cheapest
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h10 17:10Derby
1 changes
£141One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h10 19:10Derby
1 changes
£161One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Derby

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07:30Birmingham, Coach Station4h55 12:25Derby
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11:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h40 14:40Derby
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h10 17:10Derby
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12:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h10 17:10Derby
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15:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h10 19:10Derby
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18:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h10 21:10Derby
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Thu
23 Sep
£23Cross Country
£12National Express
Fri
24 Sep
£23Cross Country
£13National Express
Sat
25 Sep
£10Cross Country
£13National Express
Sun
26 Sep
£10Cross Country
£12National Express
Mon
27 Sep
£23Cross Country
£12National Express

The fastest buses from Birmingham to Derby

Showing times and prices for 24 Sep

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

4 h 22 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

57 km

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

Fastest
18:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h10 21:10Derby
1 changes
£161One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h40 14:40Derby
1 changes
£141One-way
15:00Birmingham, Coach Station4h10 19:10Derby
1 changes
£161One-way
07:30Birmingham, Coach Station4h55 12:25Derby
1 changes
£141One-way
12:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h10 17:10Derby
1 changes
£141One-way

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Coach Information from Birmingham to Derby

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€14)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches 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 coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £13, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.

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Birmingham to Derby with National Express

Travel from Birmingham to Derby from £12 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Birmingham to Derby, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Birmingham and Derby due to the coronavirus:

    • 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 57 kilometres 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 taxi 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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    Buses from Birmingham to Derby
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    FAQs
    How much does a cheap coach between Birmingham and Derby cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Birmingham to Derby for the next 7 days starting from £12  one way.
    What is the average price of coach tickets from Birmingham to Derby?
    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Derby coach prices are on average £13  one way.
    What is the distance from Birmingham to Derby via coach?
    The Birmingham to Derby coach distance is approximately 35 miles (56 km).
    What is the average Birmingham to Derby coach duration?
    The Birmingham to Derby coach duration is on average 3 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 35 miles (56 km) from Birmingham to Derby. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in Birmingham and arrival coach station in Derby?

    There are a few coach stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. In Derby you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and Derby.

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

    Where is the coach station in Birmingham to go to Derby? Where is the coach station in Derby located?

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

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

    Which coach companies should I travel with from Birmingham to Derby?
    For the best Birmingham to Derby coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Birmingham and Derby to compare what amenities they may offer.
    When is the earliest coach from Birmingham to Derby? When is the last coach from Birmingham to Derby?
    The earliest coach for this route departs from Birmingham at 06: 30. The last coach leaves from Birmingham at 11: 00. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Birmingham to Derby and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book a coach ticket from Birmingham to Derby to get the best deals?
    If you purchase Birmingham to Derby coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £13. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Birmingham and Derby. Look out for coach 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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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Derby
    Birmingham (Coach Station)
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