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Trains Birmingham to Leeds: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Birmingham to Leeds by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Leeds. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 114.06 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 68.70, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Birmingham to Leeds by train

Best price £ 71.30
Journey duration 45 min
Connections per day 55
First departure 16:02
Last departure 00:36
Distance 92.0 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Leeds
Carriers Nationalrail, CrossCountry, West midlands railway, Cross country, Northern rail, First transpennine express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Arriva trains wales, TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
£ 68.70
Maximum price
£ 67,620

Birmingham - Leeds


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

£ 92.31

Sunday, June 26th 2022
West Midlands Railway-logo
Birmingham New Street - Butlers Lane
15:36 - 16:02
West Midlands Railway
CO2: 0.43kg
By Bus

£ 19.14

Saturday, June 25th 2022
Birmingham (Dudley Street) - Leeds (Kirkgate)
12:05 - 14:30
2h 25min
CO2: 5.21kg

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Leeds by train?

The journey from Birmingham to Leeds covers a distance of 92.6 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 52 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Leeds faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Birmingham to Leeds?

The first daily departure from Birmingham to Leeds leaves at 14:02, while the last journey of the day sets out at 00:36. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Leeds. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Birmingham to Leeds route?

You can depart from Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street, Lichfield Trent Valley, Stafford, Crewe, Leeds Railway Station, Garforth, Birmingham Moor Street, Derby and Sheffield. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Leeds at the following stations: Leeds [ LDS ], Leeds, Stafford, Manchester Piccadilly, Crewe, Garforth, Leeds Railway Station, Shirley, Tamworth and Sheffield. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Birmingham and Leeds. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Birmingham to Leeds?

The route from Birmingham to Leeds is served by providers including CrossCountry, West midlands railway, Cross country, Northern rail, First transpennine express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Arriva trains wales, TransPennine Express and London North Eastern Railway. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 169 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 69 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to Leeds, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 69 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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