The cheapest buses from Derby to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£14

Average

£17

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 Derby to Birmingham will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

Cheapest
13:10Derby3h50 17:00Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£141One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:10Derby2h50 18:00Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£171One-way
17:40Derby4h05 21:45Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£181One-way
09:15Derby5h10 14:25Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£181One-way
07:15Derby3h45 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£181One-way

Timetable Derby to Birmingham

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07:15Derby3h45 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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09:15Derby5h10 14:25Birmingham, Coach Station
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13:10Derby3h50 17:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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15:10Derby2h50 18:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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17:40Derby4h05 21:45Birmingham, Coach Station
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
23 Oct
£10Cross Country
£14National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£10Cross Country
£14National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£10Cross Country
£15National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£8Cross Country
£12National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£8Cross Country
£13National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£8Cross Country
£12National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£10Cross Country
£14National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£10Cross Country
£13National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£10Cross Country
£13National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£8Cross Country
£12National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£10Cross Country
£13National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£10Cross Country
£13National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£10Cross Country
£11National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£8Cross Country
£11National Express

The fastest buses from Derby to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

3 h 56 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

57 km

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

Fastest
15:10Derby2h50 18:00Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£171One-way
2nd Fastest
07:15Derby3h45 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£181One-way
13:10Derby3h50 17:00Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£141One-way
17:40Derby4h05 21:45Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£181One-way
09:15Derby5h10 14:25Birmingham, Coach Station
1 changes
£181One-way

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Coach Information between Derby and Birmingham

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£14 (€16)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Derby to Birmingham cover the 35 miles (56 km) long route taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £12, but the average price of coach tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Derby to Birmingham

National Express coaches will get you from Derby to Birmingham from £12. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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 between Derby and Birmingham, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £12

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Derby and Birmingham:

  • 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 Derby to Birmingham: Journey Details

Birmingham lies just 57 kilometres south west of Derby and regular bus services provide a fast and comfortable way to travel between the two Midlands cities. National Express operates 6 daily buses from Derby to Birmingham with the first leaving at 7:00 a.m. and the last at 8:00 p.m. Most are direct with a travel time of 65 minutes. The 7:00 a.m. service involves a change of coach at Manchester for an overall journey time of around 3 hours. Most are non-stop, one calls at Lichfield.

Taking the Bus from Derby

Buses to Birmingham depart from Derby Bus Station on Morledge. Frequent local bus services operated by Arriva Midland, Trent Barton, Your Bus, and Notts and Derby run to the station from the around the city and the surrounding area. Passengers can also travel from Derby Rail Station to Derby Bus Station by shuttle bus (service RL1). It runs every 15 minutes between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. from Monday to Saturday.

Getting into Birmingham by Bus

Once a smoky Midlands industrial town, today’s Birmingham has been transformed into a thriving modern metropolis with a rare range of shopping, cultural, dining and nightlife options. Brum is also a fine jumping off point to explore the charms of the West Midlands such as the Shropshire Hills. Buses from Derby to Birmingham arrive at Birmingham Coach Station on Mill Lane in the Digbeth area of the city. As the headquarters of National Express, it’s a major interchange hub offering onward coach connections to anywhere in the country. Passengers can continue to local destinations on buses operated by Arriva West Midlands. Mill Lane is also around 650 metres from the Moor Street Railway Station.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach between Derby and Birmingham?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Birmingham from Derby for as little as £12  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets from Derby to Birmingham?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Derby to Birmingham coach prices are on average £14  one way.
What is the distance between Derby and Birmingham by coach?
The Derby to Birmingham coach distance is approximately 35 miles (56 km).
How long does it take from Derby to Birmingham by coach?
On average the Derby to Birmingham coach time is 3 h 50 min  covering the 35 miles (56 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Derby to Birmingham coach leave from? Which Birmingham coach station do I come into from Derby?

When taking the coach to Birmingham from Derby, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and Derby. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Derby   and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where is the Derby coach station located? Where is the Birmingham coach station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from Derby and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies go from Derby to Birmingham?
If you're looking for coaches from Derby to Birmingham, you can rely on National Express to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Derby to Birmingham trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest coach from Derby to Birmingham? What time is the last coach from Derby to Birmingham?
The first Derby to Birmingham coach departs at 05: 40   and the last coach from Derby to Birmingham leaves at 13: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Derby to Birmingham coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Derby to Birmingham coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you book Derby to Birmingham coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £14. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Birmingham from Derby. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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