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Cheap train tickets and times from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 58 m

Average

2 h 1 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

148 km

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to start from $97 with an average ticket price of $120.

The fastest train from Birmingham to takes 1h 58m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 1m and covers a distance of 148 km.

6 trains that leave Birmingham for every day with 5 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:03AM1h58
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:01AMLeeds station (LDS)
$971One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:03PM1h58
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
02:01PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1241One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:03AM2h00
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:03AMLeeds station (LDS)
$1241One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:28AM2h16
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:44AMLeeds station (LDS)
$1241One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
10:03AM1h58
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:01PMLeeds station (LDS)
$1291One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Leeds

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€66)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express

Trains from Birmingham to Leeds cover the 92 miles (148 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $35 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€66). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leeds.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) from Birmingham to Leeds trains

Find the best trains to Leeds from Birmingham with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) from $52 (€45). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Birmingham to Leeds. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Leeds train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $52
  • CrossCountry frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Leeds

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Leeds easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Leeds.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Leeds can start from as little as $35 (€31) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Leeds is $75 (€66); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Birmingham to Leeds is 1 h 56 min   to travel the 92 mile (148 km) long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Leeds leaves at 5: 03 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Leeds leaves at 10: 22 PM.
Yes, there are 9 direct trains a day from Birmingham to Leeds with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Birmingham to Leeds, you can count on CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express for the best way to get you to Leeds. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Birmingham and Leeds and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 22 PM.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When arriving in Leeds, you can end your route in train stations like Leeds and Yeadon, Leeds Bradford Airport Bus.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leeds, located 0.2 miles (369 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Leeds from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham to Leeds is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Birmingham and Leeds including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Leeds

Birmingham
Leeds
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Leeds.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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