Birmingham to Leeds train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Cheapest

£66

Average

£77

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:19Birmingham New Street2h25 08:44Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
£661One-way
10:03Birmingham New Street1h58 12:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£781One-way
07:03Birmingham New Street2h00 09:03Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£791One-way
08:03Birmingham New Street1h58 10:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£791One-way
06:03Birmingham New Street2h00 08:03Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£791One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Leeds

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 8 August
06:03Birmingham New Street2h00 08:03Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
06:19Birmingham New Street2h25 08:44Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
07:03Birmingham New Street2h00 09:03Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
08:03Birmingham New Street1h58 10:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
09:03Birmingham New Street1h58 11:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
10:03Birmingham New Street1h58 12:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, coach or flight

Mon
08 Aug
Tue
09 Aug
Wed
10 Aug
Thu
11 Aug
Fri
12 Aug
Sat
13 Aug
Sun
14 Aug
Mon
15 Aug
Tue
16 Aug
Wed
17 Aug
Thu
18 Aug
Fri
19 Aug
Sat
20 Aug
Sun
21 Aug
Mon
22 Aug
Tue
23 Aug
Wed
24 Aug
Thu
25 Aug
Fri
26 Aug
Sat
27 Aug
Sun
28 Aug

Fastest train times from Birmingham to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 58 m

Average

2 h 3 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

148 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Leeds every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:03Birmingham New Street1h58 11:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£831One-way
Fastest
10:03Birmingham New Street1h58 12:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£781One-way
Fastest
08:03Birmingham New Street1h58 10:01Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£791One-way
07:03Birmingham New Street2h00 09:03Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£791One-way
06:03Birmingham New Street2h00 08:03Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
£791One-way

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Birmingham to Leeds

distanceDistance92 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency38 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Leeds cover the 92 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 58 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Cross Country. Normally, there are 38 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

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

Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry trains will get you from Birmingham to Leeds from £27. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)

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

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Leeds train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Leeds from Birmingham, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Leeds journey. You can expect to travel around 92 miles (148 km) from Birmingham to Leeds on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Birmingham and Leeds starting as low as £27 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Leeds train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Average Price: £27
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional 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 from Birmingham to Leeds. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

  • Average Price: £66

Trains from Birmingham to Leeds

Trains from Birmingham New Street to Leeds Railway Station are provided by CrossCountry. The majority of services are direct with several services a day involving one change at either Sheffield or Doncaster. Trains depart hourly from around 6:00 a.m. until approximately 10:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. Sunday services also depart hourly, but the first departure is later in the morning at around 9:00 a.m. The average time for this journey is 2 hours for direct journeys and 2 hours and 30 minutes for journeys which include 1 change.

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Leeds

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
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Birmingham to Leeds to cost as little as £27  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Leeds train to cost on average £62  one way.
The distance from Birmingham to Leeds by train is approximately 92 miles.
On average the Birmingham to Leeds train time is 1 h 58 min  covering the 92 miles long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. In Leeds you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Leeds Railway Station and Leeds Fest Bus.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Leeds Railway Station and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Leeds.

Take the Birmingham to Leeds train with Northern Rail or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Leeds from Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 16 direct trains between Birmingham and Leeds per day with Cross Country  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Leeds is 38 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Leeds leaves at 05: 19. The last train departing from Birmingham to Leeds leaves at 22: 09. You can find the latest Birmingham to Leeds train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Leeds is on average £62 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Birmingham and Leeds available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Leeds
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Leeds.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport 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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport 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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport 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.

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language