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Trains Leeds to Birmingham: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The cheapest train tickets from Leeds to Birmingham cost 356.69 RM. On average, you can expect to spend around 454.02 RM 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.

Leeds to Birmingham by train

Best price 356.69 RM
Journey duration 53 min
Connections per day 62
First departure 14:11
Last departure 22:17
Distance 148 km
Departure Leeds
Arrival Birmingham
Carriers Nationalrail, CrossCountry, Cross country, Northern rail, West midlands railway, First transpennine express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway

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356.69 RM
Maximum price
338,277.16 RM

Leeds - Birmingham


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

The journey from Leeds to Birmingham covers a distance of 149 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 53 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 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?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Leeds at 14:11, and the last departure will leave at 22:17. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Leeds to Birmingham can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

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 ], Leeds, Cross Gates, Garforth, Crewe, Lichfield Trent Valley, Sutton Coldfield, Shirley, Four Oaks and Birmingham New Street. These connect to stations including Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds Railway Station, Crewe, Birmingham Moor Street, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield Trent Valley, Four Oaks and East Garforth 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, CrossCountry, Cross country, Northern rail, West midlands railway, First transpennine express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express and London North Eastern Railway. You will find a maximum number of 140 departures per day. On average, there are 62 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 62 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 0 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.


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