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Journey details

Best price £ 0.03
Journey duration 44 min
Connections per day 39
First departure 06:36
Last departure 21:37
Distance 35.4 mi

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What's the best way to get from Derby to Birmingham? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Derby to Birmingham, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Derby to Birmingham. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 11.39 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 0.03, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Trains from Derby to Birmingham

How long is the journey from Derby to Birmingham by train?

In order to get from Derby to Birmingham faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Derby and Birmingham will complete the journey in 30 min. On average, it will take you about 44 min to travel the 35.4 mi between Derby and Birmingham.

What time are the departures from Derby to Birmingham?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Derby to Birmingham, which usually leaves at 06:36. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:37. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Derby to Birmingham by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Derby and Birmingham. You can start your journey in Derby at stations such as Derby [ DBY ] and Derby. These connect to stations including Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] and Birmingham New Street in Birmingham. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Derby to Birmingham.

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

On average, there are 39 daily departures from Derby to Birmingham. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 63 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail and CrossCountry, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 37 departures from Derby which travel directly to Birmingham. There are 2 journeys with one change or more.