Trains from Birmingham to Derby

Birmingham to Derby train information

Birmingham Derby train map

Train duration 0h38m
Arrival Derby, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 35 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £20.50
Average train price £21.00

Which train company can I use?

The route connecting Birmingham, which is in England and Derby, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Cross Country.

How far is it by train?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Derby from Birmingham. The average train time from Birmingham to Derby is 0h38m to cover the 35 miles.

How much does it costs?

The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £20.50 one way.

Best prices for Birmingham to Derby train tickets

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Train times Birmingham to Derby

When are the next trains to Derby?

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 5 trains from Birmingham to Derby are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Derby train departs at 08:03 and the last one departs at 09:12. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Birmingham - Derby: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Derby tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £5 whereas when booking 1 day in advance, you will need to spend at least £10 for your trip. Thus, you will save 57% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days in advance as opposed to 1 day in advance.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Birmingham to Derby trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Derby by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Derby to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Birmingham Derby train

Discount Birmingham - Derby train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Birmingham Derby train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Derby cost on average £20.50 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £20.50 (£88/£20.50 = 4.29), it turns out that after only 5 one way journeys from Derby to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Derby train £20.50 £13.67 £6.83 4.3

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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