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Trains Birmingham to Derby: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Birmingham to Derby?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Derby, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 26.70. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 19.70, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Birmingham to Derby by train

Best price £ 20.40
Journey duration 31 min
Connections per day 42
First departure 11:00
Last departure 00:32
Distance 35.4 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Derby
Carriers Nationalrail, CrossCountry, West midlands railway, Cross country, Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railway

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
£ 19.70
Maximum price
£ 22,299.65

Birmingham - Derby


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By Train

£ 42.70

Monday, June 27th 2022
West Midlands Railway-logo
Four Oaks - Birmingham New Street
05:58 - 06:20
West Midlands Railway
CO2: 0.16kg
By Bus

£ 15.88

Monday, June 27th 2022
National Express-logo
Birmingham Coach Station - Derby
08:00 - 12:25
National Express
4h 25min
1 changes
CO2: 2kg

How much time will it take to go from Birmingham to Derby by train?

The journey between Birmingham and Derby runs for about 35.4 mi and usually takes approximately 28 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 6 min. If you are trying to get from Birmingham to Derby as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Birmingham to Derby?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham to Derby, which usually leaves at 12:02. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 00:32. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Birmingham to Derby route?

You can depart from Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street, Derby, Leicester, Butlers Lane, Coleshill Parkway, Four Oaks, Tamworth, Lichfield Trent Valley and Birmingham Moor Street. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Derby at the following stations: Derby [ DBY ], Derby, Leicester, Birmingham New Street, Coleshill, Parkway (Stand D), Coleshill Parkway, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield Trent Valley, Tamworth and Four Oaks. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Birmingham and Derby. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Birmingham leave for Derby?

You will be able to travel from Birmingham to Derby using companies such as CrossCountry, West midlands railway, Cross country, Avanti West Coast and East Midlands Railway. Combined, these providers offer an average of 50 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 78 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Birmingham to Derby using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 50 direct connections from Birmingham to Derby each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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