The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Birmingham to Leeds will cost around £ 73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 70.
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Trains per day
Of the 4 train that leave Birmingham for Leeds every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 148 km distance in an average of 1h 57m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 57m .
The slowest train will take 1h 58m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 58 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£40|
|Trains depart from:||Birmingham|
|Trains arrive in:||Leeds|
|Train Companies:||First Transpennine Express, Cross Country|
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.