How to travel from Leeds to Birmingham

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from Leeds to Birmingham

You can get from Leeds to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Leeds to Birmingham on Jul 07 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25AMLeeds3h20 11:45AMBirmingham
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07:50PMLeeds3h10 11:00PMBirmingham
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06:20PMLeeds3h20 09:40PMBirmingham
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10:00AMLeeds3h20 01:20PMBirmingham
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03:20PMLeeds3h20 06:40PMBirmingham
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Travel Information from Leeds to Birmingham

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $52 (€46) • 1 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 92 miles (148 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Birmingham from Leeds. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leeds to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Leeds to Birmingham.

You can travel from Leeds to Birmingham 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Birmingham is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A flight is $40 (€35) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Leeds to Birmingham costing on average $40 (€35).

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.

Taking a flight is usually $52 (€46) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $52 (€46) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Leeds is by train, which takes on average 1 h 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 92 miles (148 km) from Leeds to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Birmingham is:

  • 9 buses per day.
  • 18 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Leeds and Birmingham as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Leeds to Birmingham:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Leeds Bradford International Airport to Birmingham International Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leeds to Birmingham:

  • You can take a bus from Leeds to Birmingham with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $40 (€35) with National Express from Leeds to Birmingham.
  • You can take a train from Leeds to Birmingham with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for $52 (€46) with Cross Country from Leeds to Birmingham.

Yes, there are direct routes from Leeds to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 7 direct buses per day to Birmingham with Megabus.
  • You can find 15 direct trains per day to take to Birmingham with Cross Country.

Direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Leeds to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Leeds to Birmingham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!

When planning your trip from Leeds to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $40 (€35) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $52 (€46) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Leeds to Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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