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Birmingham to Leeds by train

The journey from Birmingham to Leeds by train is 92.13 mi and takes 2 hrs 2 mins. There are 16 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:03 and the last at 21:03. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Leeds by train for as little as £35.55 or as much as £77.92. The best price for this journey is £35.55.

Lowest Price£35.55
Journey Duration2 hrs 2 mins
Connection per Day16
Lowest Price£35.55
Highest Price£77.92
First Departure08:03
Last Departure21:03
Distance92.13 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalLeeds
CarriersNorthern Rail, CrossCountry

Birmingham to Leeds Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, 29 Feb 2024

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

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Leeds, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £63.69. You might be able to find prices as low as £35.55, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, a train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds will cost you £63.69. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Birmingham to Leeds take by train?

The journey between Birmingham and Leeds by train is approximately 92.13 mi. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 2 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Birmingham to Leeds covers a distance of 92.13 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 hrs 2 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 58 mins. 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 departures from Birmingham to Leeds?

The first journey of the day departs from Birmingham at 08:03. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 21:03. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Birmingham and Leeds. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Birmingham at 08:03, and the last departure will leave at 21:03. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Leeds can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Birmingham to Leeds?

You will be able to leave Birmingham by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Leeds. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Birmingham or in Leeds, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Birmingham leave for Leeds?

The route from Birmingham to Leeds is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 16 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 15 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Leeds. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Leeds, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Leeds.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Leeds by train

When travelling to Leeds by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

Services on board Northern Rail from Birmingham to Leeds
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Birmingham to Leeds CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
10.38kg
Bus
11.12kg
Flight
29.65kg
Car
23.72kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Leeds by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Leeds are 10.38kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Leeds? By taking the train between Birmingham and Leeds you will save 19.27kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.74kg compared to a bus and 13.34kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds is £63.69. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £35.55.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Leeds is £35.55. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Leeds by train?
Birmingham to Leeds is 92.13 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Leeds take?
Birmingham to Leeds is on average 2 hrs 2 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 58 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Leeds?
The train journey from Birmingham to Leeds is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Northern Rail and CrossCountry.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Leeds?
Birmingham to Leeds has 16 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Leeds leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Leeds departs at 08:03. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Leeds depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Leeds departs at 21:03. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Leeds in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £35.55 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Leeds?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Leeds. You can go from Five Ways, Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Coach Station and you can arrive at Leeds Great Wilson Street, Leeds York Street and Leeds Railway station.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Leeds?
There are on average 15 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Leeds.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Leeds by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Leeds is 1 hr 58 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Leeds?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Leeds.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Leeds by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Leeds creates 10.38kg of CO2 emissions.

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