Derby to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Derby to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£18

Average

£21

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.

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07:13Derby0h39 07:52Birmingham New Street
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£181One-way
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06:38Derby0h46 07:24Birmingham New Street
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£181One-way
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06:10Derby0h42 06:52Birmingham New Street
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£181One-way
08:06Derby0h49 08:55Birmingham New Street
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£241One-way
07:27Derby0h41 08:08Birmingham New Street
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£241One-way

Train schedule Derby to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
06:10Derby0h42 06:52Birmingham New Street
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06:38Derby0h46 07:24Birmingham New Street
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07:13Derby0h39 07:52Birmingham New Street
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07:27Derby0h41 08:08Birmingham New Street
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07:38Derby0h47 08:25Birmingham New Street
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08:06Derby0h49 08:55Birmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Derby to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

39 m

Average

44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

57 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Derby for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:13Derby0h39 07:52Birmingham New Street
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£181One-way
07:27Derby0h41 08:08Birmingham New Street
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£241One-way
06:10Derby0h42 06:52Birmingham New Street
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£181One-way
06:38Derby0h46 07:24Birmingham New Street
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£181One-way
07:38Derby0h47 08:25Birmingham New Street
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£241One-way

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Overview: Train from Derby to Birmingham

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage train duration35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency42 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 42 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Derby to Birmingham cover the 35 miles (56 km) long route taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 42 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Derby to Birmingham

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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Birmingham from Derby you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry between Derby and Birmingham for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Derby to Birmingham train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Derby - Birmingham route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Birmingham from Derby by train is 35 miles (56 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £10 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Derby and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Derby - Birmingham train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Derby to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 41 min
  • Average Price: £10
  • CrossCountry frequency: 42 a day

Trains from Derby to Birmingham: Journey Details

Birmingham has transformed itself in recent years, not only as a desirable tourist location but also as a major shopping destination. As well as boasting world class art galleries and theatres, Birmingham is home to Cadbury World and the historic Jewellery Quarter. The journey between Derby and Birmingham is an easy 1-hour drive, but it is even faster by train provided by CrossCountry Trains. Multiple trains from Derby to Birmingham operate every day, taking just 40 minutes to reach Birmingham New Street Station.

 

Which train companies go from Derby to Birmingham?

Trains from Derby to Birmingham are operated by Cross Country.

How long is the trains from Derby to Birmingham?

The average journey time is 35 minutes. Although some journeys can last up to 49 minutes.

Are trains from Derby to Birmingham direct?

At a few miles apart, each Derby to Birmingham train is direct.

How can I save money on train tickets from Derby to Birmingham?

Fares tend not to fluctuate, however, it is worth booking in advance, as prices rise the closer it gets to the date of departure.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Derby to Birmingham?

Trains from Derby to Birmingham run throughout the day, from 06:10 a.m in the morning until 22:45 p.m at night, departing four times an hour throughout the day.

Where do trains from Derby to Birmingham depart from and arrive to?

All trains from Derby to Birmingham depart from Derby Midland Station. Located just south-east of the city centre, Derby Midland Station is easily accessible either on foot or by public transport. The station is situated on Railway Terrace, which is well connected by a shuttle bus. Which connects passengers from the bus station to the train station every 15-minutes. For drivers, there is a free drop off point and several car parks located at the station, including short and long stay options.

Trains from Derby to Birmingham will arrive at Birmingham New Street Station. The main train station is conveniently situated in the heart of the city, just steps from the Bullring Shopping Centre. To travel around the wider city area, travellers can catch a bus at the bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street or take a taxi from the taxi rank at the Hill Street entrance.

Travel Tips: Trains from Derby to Birmingham

Travel by train to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Derby to Birmingham.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Derby and Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £10  one way.
The Derby to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £15  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Derby to Birmingham via train to be approximately 35 miles (56 km).
The Derby to Birmingham train duration is on average 35 min, which is to be expected when travelling 35 miles (56 km) to Birmingham from Derby. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Derby   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Derby, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Derby. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from its city centre.

For the journey from Derby to Birmingham you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Derby to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 42 direct trains per day from Derby to Birmingham with Cross Country, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Derby for Birmingham is 42 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Derby at 05: 10. The last train leaves from Derby at 21: 50. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Derby to Birmingham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book Derby to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £15. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Derby to Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Derby
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Derby is Derby. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Derby for your trip from Derby to Birmingham.
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+44 3457125678
Public transport options for Derby
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From the rear of the station, at the Pride Park exit

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