Birmingham to Leeds train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Cheapest

42

Average

72

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:49AMBirmingham New Street2h12 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
421One-way
10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 12:01PMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
681One-way
08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:01AMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
681One-way
10:52AMBirmingham New Street3h39 02:31PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
851One-way
11:00AMBirmingham Moor Street4h10 03:10PMLeeds Railway Station
3 transfers
851One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 31
08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:01AMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 11:01AMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 12:01PMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
10:49AMBirmingham New Street2h12 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
10:52AMBirmingham New Street3h39 02:31PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
11:00AMBirmingham Moor Street4h10 03:10PMLeeds Railway Station
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Fastest Journey

1 h 58 m

Average

2 h 39 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

148 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Leeds every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 12:01PMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
681One-way
Fastest
08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 10:01AMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
681One-way
Fastest
09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h58 11:01AMLeeds Railway Station
0 transfers
861One-way
10:49AMBirmingham New Street2h12 01:01PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
421One-way
10:52AMBirmingham New Street3h39 02:31PMLeeds Railway Station
2 transfers
851One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Leeds

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$101 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency32 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Leeds cover the 92 miles (148 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 58 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Cross Country. Normally, there are 32 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $101 (€88), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $100 (€87). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

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

You can travel by train to Leeds from Birmingham with CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) for as low as $100 (€87). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Leeds you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train from Birmingham to Leeds. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Birmingham - Leeds route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Leeds from Birmingham is around 92 miles (148 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $100 (€87). As you check the latest Birmingham to Leeds train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Leeds safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket between Birmingham and Leeds so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Leeds train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 59 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Leeds from Birmingham. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Leeds

    Travel Tips: 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
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Birmingham and Leeds for the next 7 days starting from $100 (€87)  one way.
    The Birmingham to Leeds train ticket price is on average $101 (€88)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    You should expect to travel around 92 miles (148 km)  between Birmingham and Leeds by train.
    On average the Birmingham to Leeds train time is 1 h 58 min  covering the 92 miles (148 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the train to Leeds from Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. Your route can end in train stations such as Leeds Railway Station and Leeds.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leeds Railway Station, located 0.5 miles (849 m) away from the city center.

    For the journey from Birmingham to Leeds you can take a train with Northern Rail or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Birmingham and Leeds on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 15 direct trains per day from Birmingham to Leeds, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Cross Country  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Leeds is 32 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Birmingham at 5: 57 AM. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 10: 03 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Birmingham to Leeds and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    You can find trains between Birmingham and Leeds to cost on average $101 (€88) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Leeds train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    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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