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Victoria Quarter Shopping Centre, Leeds

Birmingham to Leeds

From £6.60 one-way*

Duration: 3 hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 11 services per day

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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).

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Coach from Birmingham to Leeds

Our coaches travel from Birmingham Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station up to 11 times per day, and our fastest journey gets you there in 3 hours (approx).

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

Birmingham to Leeds journey information
Fastest journey time 3 hrs
Cheapest price From £6.60 *
Distance (approx) 148km
No. of stops 2 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 7:45am/22:30pm (from Birmingham Coach Station)

Our Birmingham to Leeds services and stops

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

131 coach towards Bradford

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Sheffield Interchange
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall)
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station

132 coach towards Bradford

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Nottingham, Station Street
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station

133 coach towards Newcastle upon Tyne

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Sheffield Interchange
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall)
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station

180 coach towards Glasgow

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Birmingham Airport
  • Leicester
  • Nottingham, Station Street
  • Sheffield Interchange
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station

183 coach towards Glasgow

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

  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Leicester
  • Nottingham, Station Street
  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station

Birmingham to Leeds route map

Departing from Birmingham

Birmingham Coach Station is just a 5-minute city centre stroll from the famous Bullring Shopping Centre, a 10-minutes walk from New Street rail station and is served by many regular bus routes and a dedicated taxi rank. 

Find out more on our Birmingham Coach Station facilities page.

Arriving in 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 free buses for travel around the city centre. A nearby taxi rank is also on offer. 

Take a look at our Leeds Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Birmingham to Leeds?

The first coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 7.45am, arriving at Leeds Coach Station at 11.40am.

When is the last coach from Birmingham to Leeds?

The last coach leaves from Birmingham Coach Station at 22.30pm, arriving at Leeds Coach Station at 2.50am.

How much is the coach from Birmingham to Leeds?

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

How long does the coach take from Birmingham to Leeds?

Coach journeys from Birmingham to Leeds can take, on average, 3 hrs, which is also our fastest journey time.

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

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.

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