How to get from Birmingham to Leeds

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Leeds

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £74
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £74 • 1 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 92 miles (148 km) between Birmingham and Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Leeds.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Leeds

Travel 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.

There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Leeds: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Birmingham to Leeds is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £30 compared to other travel options to Leeds:

A coach is about £43 less than a train, which costs on average £74 for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Leeds is by train, which takes on average 1 h 57 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 25 min.

Leeds is approximately 92 miles (148 km) away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Leeds is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Birmingham to Leeds as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Leeds:

  • Coaches from Birmingham to Leeds most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Trains most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leeds at Leeds Railway Station.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Leeds by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Birmingham to Leeds for £30 on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Leeds. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Birmingham to Leeds tickets on Omio for £74.

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Leeds with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Leeds with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Leeds with Cross Country with 12 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Leeds tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Leeds often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Leeds itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leeds and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Birmingham to Leeds, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £30 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £74 one way.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Leeds tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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