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Derby to Birmingham

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1 suggested route to go from Derby to Birmingham by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Derby to Birmingham ?

Trip Derby Birmingham

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance35 mi
Direct lineYes

Birmingham is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Derby to Birmingham transport offers? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Birmingham then let Vivanoda search for you. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of CrossCountry, National Express or Blablacar to reach Birmingham.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Derby to Birmingham bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Derby to Birmingham

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Derby and Birmingham and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Birmingham.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Derby and Birmingham to offer cheaper fares.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Birmingham safely and confidently.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Derby to Birmingham watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 35 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Derby Birmingham trip

National Express is the only bus company to serve the direct bus line Derby Birmingham.

National Express Derby Birmingham

Bus stops in Derby

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Derby at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. The name of the destination 'Birmingham' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Derby

Bus stops at arrival in Birmingham

In Birmingham, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Birmingham

Train Derby to Birmingham

Is Derby connected to Birmingham with a direct train?

Yes, it is possible to go from Derby to Birmingham by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Derby-Birmingham train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Derby Birmingham

The railway station bewteen Derby and Birmingham are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Derby Birmingham train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Derby Birmingham

Departure train stations in Derby

  • Derby

Railway stations in Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street
  • Birmingham International

Carpool from Derby to Birmingham

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Derby-Birmingham with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Derby to Birmingham, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Derby-Birmingham rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Birmingham.

Before you book your Derby-Birmingham ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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