Leeds to Birmingham Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $31
Fastest Way Train — 2h 0min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 19 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 92 miles
Travel Companies Arriva
Train
$48 · 2h 0min · 22 lb of CO2
Leeds to Birmingham
+2 more options
Bus
$33 · 3h 39min · 21 lb of CO2
Leeds to Birmingham
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Flight
$231 · 4h 23min · 394 lb of CO2
LBA to BHX

Leeds to Birmingham Flights

There are 1 airports — LBA — that make sense to fly out of from Leeds and 1 airports — BHX — to access Birmingham. The best deals are usually found by flying out of LBA.

Drive
$12 · 1h 51min · 22 lb of CO2
Leeds to Birmingham

Drive from Leeds to Birmingham

It's 92 miles between Leeds to Birmingham. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 51min and 1h 57min from Leeds to Birmingham under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 3min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Birmingham by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $12.

What is the best way to travel from Leeds to Birmingham?

The are 8 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Leeds to Birmingham. The fastest way out of Dewsbury towards Birmingham is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Birmingham area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $30. Arriva operates from Leeds to Birmingham, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Leeds to Birmingham?

On your trip from Leeds to Birmingham, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Leeds to Birmingham England?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Leeds to Birmingham. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Birmingham is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Leeds/Birmingham buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Leeds is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Leeds England and Birmingham during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Leeds to Birmingham? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Birmingham traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Birmingham is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Leeds to Birmingham?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Leeds to Birmingham is by bus. The bus costs $31 roughly and will take 3 hours 21 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Leeds to Birmingham?

The train costs about $48 between Leeds and Birmingham. In total, the train will take roughly 2 hours and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at East Garforth, which is 8 miles from Leeds. Further, once you arrive at Kings Norton or you will still have 5 miles to Birmingham.

How long does it take from Leeds to Birmingham by car?

The total distance between Leeds and Birmingham is 92 miles and will take you about 1 hour 51 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $12.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Arriva