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Trains from Leeds to Birmingham

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Trains from Leeds to Birmingham take approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Birmingham New Street enjoys a central location, so after your train journey it’s quick and easy to get into all the action. With Grand Central located above the station, there are plenty of shops and restaurants just a few metres from the platforms in the station. The city attracts millions of visitors every year and the easiest way to get into the city is to catch a train.

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Getting from Leeds to Birmingham

Birmingham is home to a melting pot of cultures, which is why it appeals to a broad range of people. Whether you want to try a new dish from an Ethiopian restaurant, go shopping in the Bullring centre or explore Cadbury World with your little ones, Birmingham is home to all kinds of unique things to see and do.

When you get to Birmingham

Onward travel: Buses & Taxis

There are a few options when it comes to onward travel from Birmingham New Street Station. The Arriva buses are one of the most popular and these modern buses will take you in and around Birmingham from the station. These services are integrated with the trams and trains in the area, making your onward travel simple to organise. Taxis are found just outside Stephenson Street and Victoria Square exit on Navigation Street and are a good option for those who want to go directly to their next destination.

Where to go shopping in Birmingham

Birmingham is a wonderful destination to explore if you love to shop. The shopping opportunities are endless and varied, from markets and designer outlets to boutique shops and high street department stores. The Bullring is perfect if you enjoy shopping in a large mall, while Grand Central is the ideal option if you want to start shopping as soon as you disembark from your train. The streets directly outside the station are also home to many high street names like New Look, Topshop and Primark, while the Jewellery Quarter sells handmade jewellery created while you wait.

How to see the culture in Birmingham

Birmingham’s culture can be enjoyed while you explore one of the many museums and art galleries. The Birmingham Hippodrome, The Barclaycard Arena and the O2 Academy are on offer if you want an evening of entertainment, while the National Sea Life Centre is great if you are visiting with your children. There is a plethora of beautiful parks to explore, such as the Winterbourne House and Gardens found close to the University of Birmingham.

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Read our Birmingham Guide for everything you need to know about the city to help you to plan the perfect journey.

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