The cheapest trains from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Cheapest

$41

Average

$95

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Leeds will cost around $ 95 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 41.

Cheapest
11:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
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$411One-way
10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 12:01PMLeeds Railway Station
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$1021One-way
08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:01AMLeeds Railway Station
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$1061One-way
09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 11:01AMLeeds Railway Station
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$1061One-way
06:03AMBirmingham New Street2h00 08:03AMLeeds Railway Station
0 changes
$1061One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Leeds

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, Oct 20
06:03AMBirmingham New Street2h00 08:03AMLeeds Railway Station
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07:03AMBirmingham New Street2h00 09:03AMLeeds Railway Station
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08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:01AMLeeds Railway Station
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09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 11:01AMLeeds Railway Station
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10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 12:01PMLeeds Railway Station
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11:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
Oct 20
$41Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Thu
Oct 21
$41Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
$105Cross Country
$10Megabus
Sat
Oct 23
$52Cross Country
$10Megabus
Sun
Oct 24
$52Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$52Cross Country
$9Megabus
Tue
Oct 26
$41Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$41Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$41Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$52Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$52Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$52Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$52Cross Country
$9Megabus
Tue
Nov 2
$41Cross Country
$9National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$41Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$41Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$52Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$52Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$52Cross Country
$6Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
$52Cross Country
$6Flixbus

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 58 m

Average

1 h 58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

148 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Leeds every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 148 km distance in an average of 1 h 58 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 58 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 12:01PMLeeds Railway Station
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$1021One-way
Fastest
11:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
0 changes
$411One-way
Fastest
08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:01AMLeeds Railway Station
0 changes
$1061One-way
Fastest
09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 11:01AMLeeds Railway Station
0 changes
$1061One-way
06:03AMBirmingham New Street2h00 08:03AMLeeds Railway Station
0 changes
$1061One-way

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Train Information from Birmingham to Leeds

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Leeds cover the 92 miles (148 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $41 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

Train companies

Crosscountry Railways trains from Birmingham to Leeds

Crosscountry Railways trains will get you between Birmingham and Leeds from $41 (€33). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Crosscountry Railways

It’s easy to book your Crosscountry Railways train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds online with Omio! Simply check the current Crosscountry Railways train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Leeds as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Crosscountry Railways train tickets online. Prices for Crosscountry Railways trains between Birmingham and Leeds start at $41 (€33) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 92 miles (148 km). If you search for Crosscountry Railways trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Crosscountry Railways tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train between Birmingham and Leeds. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Leeds Crosscountry Railways train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

When you buy your Crosscountry Railways train tickets from Birmingham to Leeds don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Leeds
Travel by train 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
How much are cheap trains to Leeds from Birmingham?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Leeds for as low as $41 (€33)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Birmingham and Leeds on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $57 (€46)  for a train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds.
How far is Leeds from Birmingham by train?
The train distance from Birmingham to Leeds is around 92 miles (148 km).
How long is a train from Birmingham to Leeds on average?
While the time it takes to travel 92 miles (148 km) from Birmingham to Leeds can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Leeds train journey time is on average 1 h 58 min.
What station does the train from Birmingham to Leeds depart from? Which Leeds train station do I come into from Birmingham?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

Where is the departure train station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival train station in Leeds located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leeds Railway Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Birmingham to Leeds?
If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Leeds, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Leeds. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Birmingham to Leeds route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Leeds?
Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day to Leeds from Birmingham. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Cross Country. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains are there between Birmingham and Leeds a day?
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Birmingham to Leeds. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Birmingham to Leeds? When does the last train depart from Birmingham to Leeds?
You can take the first train from Birmingham to Leeds at 7: 03 AM. The last train from Birmingham to Leeds that you can take departs at 11: 03 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Leeds schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Birmingham and Leeds for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Birmingham to Leeds within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $57 (€46) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Leeds
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey to Leeds from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70