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Best price 0.15 £
Journey duration 2 h 53 min
Connections per day 29
First departure 04:16
Last departure 00:11
Distance 148 km

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Leeds to Birmingham. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Leeds to Birmingham?

The cheapest train tickets from Leeds to Birmingham cost 0.15 £. On average, you can expect to spend around 39.98 £ for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Leeds to Birmingham.

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Trains from Leeds to Birmingham

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

The journey from Leeds to Birmingham covers a distance of 149. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 h 53 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 h 46 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 Leeds to Birmingham faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Leeds to Birmingham leave?

The first departure of the night from Leeds to Birmingham leaves at 04:16, while the last journey sets out at 00:11. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Leeds and Birmingham. 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.

Which stations can I use on the Leeds to Birmingham route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Leeds and Birmingham. You can start your journey in Leeds at stations such as Leeds [ LDS ] and Leeds. These connect to stations including Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] and Birmingham New Street in Birmingham. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Leeds to Birmingham.

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

If you want to get from Leeds to Birmingham, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail and CrossCountry. You will find a maximum number of 37 departures per day. On average, there are 29 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 16 direct journeys between Leeds and Birmingham. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 13 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.