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There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Ilkeston, Market Place Ilkeston Flyer / ...

$43 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby National Express

$14 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Selfridges X1
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
  3. Take the bus from Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road to Ilkeston, Market Place

$42 - $67

Taxi  •  51m

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston 47.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  51m

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston 47.8 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  51m

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Ilkeston 47.8 miles

$120 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal and arriving at Ilkeston, Market Place via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Ilkeston is 40 miles. The road distance is 47.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 46m and costs £30 - £80.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston, including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, depart from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston is 48 miles. It takes approximately 51m to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston.

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There are 587+ hotels available in Ilkeston. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston.
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  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Ilkeston, England?

You can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Derby, and Derby, Bus Station in around 3h 6m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Ilkeston, Market Place
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road to Ilkeston, Market Place
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Yourbus
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Selfridges
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
nxbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 888 850
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 888 850
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Ilkeston
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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