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from Birmingham to Leeds

You can get from Birmingham to Leeds by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Leeds on 4 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20Birmingham3h10 12:30Leeds
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£131One-way
Cheapest
11:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h55 14:55Leeds, Coach Station
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£101One-way
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15:40Birmingham3h30 19:10Leeds
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£101One-way
17:20Birmingham3h25 20:45Leeds
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£131One-way
09:00Birmingham, Coach Station3h00 12:00Leeds, Coach Station
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£141One-way

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Tue
3 Aug
£30Cross Country
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Wed
4 Aug
£30Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Thu
5 Aug
£30Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Fri
6 Aug
£38Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Sat
7 Aug
£37Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sun
8 Aug
£19Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Mon
9 Aug
£38Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Wed
11 Aug
£30Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Thu
12 Aug
£30Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Fri
13 Aug
£38Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sat
14 Aug
£38Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sun
15 Aug
£38Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Mon
16 Aug
£38Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Wed
18 Aug
£37Cross Country
£8National Express
Thu
19 Aug
£30Cross Country
£4Flixbus
Sat
21 Aug
£38Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sun
22 Aug
£38Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Mon
23 Aug
£38Cross Country
£7Flixbus

Travel Information to Leeds from Birmingham

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £29
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £29 • 1 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus 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 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Birmingham to Leeds.

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FAQs
How do you get from Birmingham to Leeds?

You can travel between Birmingham and Leeds 2 different ways: coach or train.

How far is Leeds from Birmingham?

The Birmingham to Leeds distance is approximately 92 miles (148 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Leeds?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Leeds most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.
Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Leeds?

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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Leeds by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Birmingham to Leeds for £8 on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Leeds by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Birmingham to Leeds tickets on Omio for £29.
Is there a way to travel directly from Birmingham to Leeds?

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Leeds with National Express or Megabus.

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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Leeds from Birmingham ends?
Your journey from Birmingham to Leeds doesn't have to end in Leeds. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Birmingham to Leeds trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leeds today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Birmingham and Leeds online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Leeds from Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £8 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £29 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Leeds from Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Leeds?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Leeds. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Leeds:

A coach is about £22 less than a train, which costs on average £29 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Leeds from Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Leeds is by train, which takes on average 1 h 58 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 20 min   of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Leeds
Birmingham (Coach Station)
Amenities
Birmingham Moor Street
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Birmingham New Street
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