Planned rail strikes on 1, 5 & 8 October - We expect our services to be busier than usual and recommend you buy tickets in advance. For more information, please visit our service updates page.

 

Coaches to Birmingham

Leeds to Birmingham

From £6.60 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 11 services per day

Choose Your Journey

1 Passenger Add Coachcards
Passengers
Passengers

Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

Passengers
Book direct

It’s always cheaper when you buy on nationalexpress.com...

Cheap coach tickets
Keeping you safe

Full covid-secure measures throughout your journey...

Explore our safety measures
No booking fees

Checkout faster and save £1 with My Account...

Sign up or login

Coach from Leeds to Birmingham

Our coaches travel from Leeds Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station up to 11 times per day on our 131, 132, 133, 180 and 183 routes.

With regular, reliable services, and one-way travel from just £6.60*, you can travel with confidence and ease once again with National Express.

Leeds to Birmingham journey information
Fastest journey time 3hrs
Cheapest price From £6.60 *
Distance (approx) 191km
No. of stops 1 (132 service, other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 2:25am/7:25pm (from Leeds Coach Station)

Our Leeds to Birmingham services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

131 coach towards Birmingham

Our 131 service travels up to 5 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach Station
  • Sheffield Meadowhall
  • Sheffield Coach Station
  • Birmingham Coach Station

132 coach towards Birmingham

Our 132 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach Station
  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Birmingham Coach Station

133 coach towards Birmingham

Our 133 service travels up to 3 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach Station
  • Sheffield Meadowhall
  • Sheffield Coach Station
  • Birmingham Coach Station

180 coach towards Birmingham

Our 180 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach Station
  • Sheffield Coach Station
  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Leicester, St Margarets Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX), also for NEC
  • Birmingham Coach Station

183 coach towards Birmingham

Our 183 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach Station
  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Leicester, St Margarets Bus Station
  • Birmingham Coach Station

Leeds to Birmingham route map

Departing from Leeds

Leeds Coach Station is based in the heart of the city centre, on York Street. The station is served by dozens of bus routes to take you further afield, with a number of buses for travel across the city centre. A taxi rank is also based nearby.

Take a look at our Leeds Coach Station facilities page for more information.

Arriving in Birmingham

Directly outside our Digbeth based coach station is a dedicated taxi rank, and many bus stops for travel across the city. The station is just a 5-minute walk from the city centre, and a 10-minute walk from New Street rail station.

Find out more at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities page.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Leeds to Birmingham?

The first coach leaves from Leeds Coach Station at 2.25am, terminating at Birmingham Coach Station at 6.45am.

When is the last coach from Leeds to Birmingham?

The last coach departs from Leeds Coach Station at 7.25pm, terminating at Birmingham Coach Station at 10.45pm.

How much is the coach from Leeds to Birmingham?

A one-way journey from Leeds to Birmingham is available from £6.60 *.

How long does the coach take from Leeds to Birmingham?

Coach journeys from Leeds to Birmingham take approximately 3 hrs, which is our fastest route.

What happens if I miss my coach from Leeds to Birmingham?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

No booking fees

Sign up or log in to My Account today and save on our usual £1 booking fee, as well as enjoying a host of other great benefits.

Discover My Account
Save ⅓ with a Coachcard

Save ⅓ on our Standard and Fully Flexible fares, all year round, with a National Express Coachcard. There are three different cards available, find yours now...

Save ⅓ on Travel
Free Wi-Fi

Connect to our free Wi-Fi service on your next coach journey. Perfect for staying in touch with family and friends and browsing the web.

Get connected
*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 23 September 2022 for travel between 23 September 2022 and 21 January 2023.

Back to top