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from Derby to Birmingham

You can get from Derby to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Derby to Birmingham on 28 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:31Derby0h33 10:04Birmingham New Street
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£81One-way
Cheapest
09:31Derby0h33 10:04Birmingham New Street
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£81One-way
Other options
10:31Derby0h37 11:08Birmingham New Street
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£81One-way
09:40Derby0h44 10:24Birmingham New Street
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£81One-way
10:10Derby0h45 10:55Birmingham New Street
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£81One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
28 Oct
£8Cross Country
£14National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£10Cross Country
£17National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£10Cross Country
£14National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£10Cross Country
£13National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£8Cross Country
£12National Express

Travel Information between Derby and Birmingham

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 35 miles (56 km) to Birmingham from 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Derby to Birmingham.

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FAQs
How do I travel to Birmingham from Derby?

You can travel between Derby and Birmingham 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Derby to Birmingham?

The cheapest way from Derby to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is £8 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Derby to Birmingham costing on average £23.

What is the quickest way from Derby to Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel between Derby and Birmingham 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 3 h 45 min   of travel time.

How far is Birmingham from Derby?

You should expect to travel around 35 miles (56 km) from Derby to Birmingham.

How many services a day are there to Birmingham from Derby?

The average frequency per day from Derby to Birmingham is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Derby to Birmingham?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Derby, Bus Station to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Derby to Birmingham New Street.
Who can get me from Derby to Birmingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Derby to Birmingham:

  • You can travel to Birmingham from Derby by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £14 with National Express from Derby to Birmingham.
  • You can travel from Derby to Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with Cross Country from Derby to Birmingham.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Derby to Birmingham?
Looking to extend your trip from Derby to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Derby to Birmingham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Derby to Birmingham ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Derby to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £14 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £23 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Derby to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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