Trains from Leeds to Birmingham

Leeds to Birmingham train information

Leeds Birmingham train map

Train duration 2h02m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Leeds, England
Distance 93 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £34.90
Average train price £64.00
  • The trains from Leeds (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Birmingham (West Midlands England) are provided by Cross Country, TransPennine Express. The services on board can change depending on the train company.
  • Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to go to Birmingham from Leeds. The average travel time from Leeds to Birmingham is 2h02m to cover the 93 miles.
  • The cheapest fare we've found for the next 180 days is £34.90 one way.

Best prices for Leeds to Birmingham train tickets

from £34.90 MORE 2h16m
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Leeds - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Leeds to Birmingham will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £29 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £36 for your journey. Thus, you can save 18% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Leeds to Birmingham trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Leeds and Birmingham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Birmingham to Leeds and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
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New Street
£70.20 10/06/2022 12:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
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New Street
£70.20 10/06/2022 10:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Railway Station
New Street
£70.20 10/06/2022 13:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Railway Station
New Street
£70.20 10/06/2022 11:11 Cross Country 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

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Discount Leeds - Birmingham train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Leeds Birmingham train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

    For instance, train tickets from Leeds to Birmingham cost on average £63.42 (1). When dividing £88 by £63.42 (£88/£63.42 = 1.39), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Birmingham to Leeds, the card will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Leeds to Birmingham train £63.42 £42.28 £21.14 1.39

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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