Due to industrial action by the RMT Union we will be running a significantly reduced service on many routes on Sunday 25 August.
Customers looking to travel between Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland are strongly advised to avoid travelling on Sunday. We will do all we can to keep customers informed and updated, so please check this page regularly for the latest information.
Running 23 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
There’s no better way to travel from Derby to Birmingham than by train. CrossCountry customers can purchase Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.
The journey from Derby to Birmingham is a quick glide through central England. Our trains take you from Derby Station to Birmingham New Street in a little over half an hour, while you enjoy the countryside views, get on with some work or relax with a book. Once you arrive at the station, you can start enjoying the city straight away, with easy access to Grand Central and all the shopping and entertainment delights Birmingham offers.
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
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