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Trains from Birmingham to Leeds

Running 17 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Enjoy great savings with Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.

Our CrossCountry trains will whisk you from Birmingham to Leeds within a couple of hours. The train travels up the spine of the UK, offering glimpses of the English countryside as you make your way north. Sit back and relax as the train takes you into the beautiful county of West Yorkshire. Travelling from Birmingham to Leeds with CrossCountry will make your trip an absolute delight.

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CrossCountry Trains from Birmingham New Street to Leeds

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Travelling to Leeds

  • First CrossCountry train - 05:58
  • Last CrossCountry train - 21:03

Travelling from Birmingham to Leeds

Leeds is one of the largest cities in the UK, with the third busiest train station outside of London. When you visit, it will be easy to see why people flock here. The architecture of the city is a pleasing blend of traditional and modern, with beautiful classical buildings adding to impressive modern skylines. The city offers an amazing range of restaurants, bars and cafes as well as museums, shops and more! 

Once you have arrived in Leeds

Onward travel: Buses in Leeds

If you’re travelling onwards, you might want to try the excellent bus service in Leeds. First UK run the buses in Leeds city centre and will be able to connect you to most places within the city. However, the Arriva bus service also offers great service to surrounding towns in West Yorkshire.

Shopping in Leeds

The compact nature of Leeds city centre makes it a shopper’s paradise; it has been named one of the best cities for shopping in the UK. Trinity Leeds is situated in the heart of the city and covers 3 floors of shops, bars and restaurants. It is also one of the UK’s premier tax-free shopping centres. Alternatively, for a bit of history, visit Kirkgate Market, which has been home to a variety of stalls since 1875.

Culture in Leeds

Leeds has something for everyone when it comes to culture. Alongside a slew of underground music venues, the city is home to the O2 Academy and the First Direct Arena, where big names regularly perform. Leeds is also a treasure trove when it comes to independent bars, cafes and restaurants, with something new to be explored round every corner.  

Spending time in Leeds?

Whether you’re looking to have a fun day out or simply want to grab a bite to eat, our Leeds Guide can help you plan the perfect journey!

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