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

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Train, bus via Derby, Morledge (Bus Station)  •  1 h 38 min

  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 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport to Derby National Express

$30 - $37

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
  2. Take the bus from Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road to Ilkeston, Market Place my15

$42 - $102

Taxi  •  51 min

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

$220 - $270

Drive  •  51 min

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

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  51 min

  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 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Ilkeston, Market Place via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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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 1 h 38 min and costs £30 - £80.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston, including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Airport 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 51 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston.

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There are 563+ hotels available in Ilkeston. Prices start at $64 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: 1 h 38 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h.

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
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $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
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road to Ilkeston, Market Place
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.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 Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Ilkeston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
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 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Ilkeston
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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