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from Birmingham to Derby

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Derby

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £9 • 33 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £9 • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 35 miles (56 km) by coach or train from Birmingham to Derby. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Derby.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Derby

Travel to Derby 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 Birmingham to Derby.

How do you get from Birmingham to Derby?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Birmingham and Derby. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Derby?

The cheapest way from Birmingham to Derby is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Derby:

A train journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Derby by coach, which costs on average £16 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Derby?

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Derby 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, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 40 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Birmingham to Derby would I travel?

Derby is approximately 35 miles (56 km) away from Birmingham.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Derby?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Derby is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Derby as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Derby?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Derby.

Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Derby?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Derby, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Derby by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Birmingham to Derby for £16.
  • Cross Country can get you to Derby by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Birmingham to Derby for £9 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Derby from Birmingham?

Many of our customers travelling from Birmingham to Derby don't make Derby their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Birmingham and Derby trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Derby to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets to Derby from Birmingham online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between Birmingham and Derby, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £16 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £9 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Derby online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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