Derby to Birmingham bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Derby to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Derby to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
National Express
18:001h15
Derby
19:15Birmingham, Coach Station
£101One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
13:451h15
Derby
15:00Birmingham, Coach Station
£111One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
08:451h15
Derby
10:00Birmingham, Coach Station
£111One-way
0 changes
National Express
19:403h35
Derby
23:15Birmingham, Coach Station
£151One-way
1 change
National Express
06:053h25
Derby
09:30Birmingham, Coach Station
£191One-way
1 change

Bus timetableDerby to Birmingham

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, 15 July
National Express
06:053h25
Derby
09:30Birmingham, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
08:451h15
Derby
10:00Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
09:154h15
Derby
13:30Birmingham, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
13:451h15
Derby
15:00Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
15:103h15
Derby
18:25Birmingham, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
18:001h15
Derby
19:15Birmingham, Coach Station
0 changes
National Express
19:403h35
Derby
23:15Birmingham, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Derby to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

2 h 36 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

57 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Derby for Birmingham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
13:451h15
Derby
15:00Birmingham, Coach Station
£111One-way
0 changes
Fastest
National Express
08:451h15
Derby
10:00Birmingham, Coach Station
£111One-way
0 changes
Fastest
National Express
18:001h15
Derby
19:15Birmingham, Coach Station
£101One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
15:103h15
Derby
18:25Birmingham, Coach Station
£201One-way
1 change
National Express
06:053h25
Derby
09:30Birmingham, Coach Station
£191One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Derby to Birmingham

distanceDistance35 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£11 (€12)
frequencyCoach frequency3 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 3 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, CrossCountry or Bus

Coaches from Derby to Birmingham cover the 35 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express, CrossCountry and Bus Derby to Birmingham

National Express, CrossCountry and Bus coaches will get you to Birmingham from Derby from £6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Derby - Birmingham coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Derby to Birmingham coach information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £6
  • National Express frequency: 3 a day

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.

FAQs: Derby to Birmingham coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Derby to Birmingham with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Derby to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Derby to Birmingham can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Derby to Birmingham is £11; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Derby to Birmingham coach time is 1 h 15 min   covering the 35 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Derby to Birmingham leaves at 07: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Derby to Birmingham leaves at 19: 45.
Yes, there are 3 direct coaches a day from Derby to Birmingham with National Express or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
Take the Derby to Birmingham coach with National Express, CrossCountry or Bus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey from Derby to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Derby, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1), Derby, Royal Way (Derby Arena) and Derby, Bus Station. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in coach stations like Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Paradise Circus Queensway and Birmingham, Brunel Street.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1), which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Birmingham, Coach Station, located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from Derby is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Derby to Birmingham by coach is May.
You have options as you can travel from Derby to Birmingham 2 different ways: train or coach.

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