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London to Leeds

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07:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h4511:45Leeds, Coach Station
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08:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h4012:40Leeds, Coach Station
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09:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h2013:50Leeds, Coach Station
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10:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h3015:00Leeds, Coach Station
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h2015:50Leeds, Coach Station
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13:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h3017:30Leeds, Coach Station
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14:00London, Victoria Coach Station5h1019:10Leeds, Coach Station
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15:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h5519:55Leeds, Coach Station
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16:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h5020:50Leeds, Coach Station
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17:00London, Victoria Coach Station5h0522:05Leeds, Coach Station
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18:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h3523:05Leeds, Coach Station
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20:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h2000:20Leeds, Coach Station
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21:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h3002:00Leeds, Coach Station
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23:30London, Victoria Coach Station5h5505:25Leeds, Coach Station
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The fastest buses

from London
to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Aug 21

Fastest Journey

4h 20m

Average

4h 44m

Buses per day

14

Distance

272 km

Of the 14 bus that leave London for Leeds every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 272 km distance in an average of 4h 44m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 4h 20m .

The slowest bus will take 5h 55m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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20:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h2000:20Leeds, Coach Station
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£201One-way
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h2015:50Leeds, Coach Station
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£201One-way
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09:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h2013:50Leeds, Coach Station
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£241One-way
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10:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h3015:00Leeds, Coach Station
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£181One-way
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21:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h3002:00Leeds, Coach Station
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£121One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Flight
Tue
Aug 20
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£18National Express
£509KLM
Wed
Aug 21
£51London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£142British Airways
Thu
Aug 22
£51London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£173British Airways
Fri
Aug 23
£62London North Eastern Railway
£20National Express
£242British Airways
Sat
Aug 24
£124East Midlands Trains
£18National Express
£263Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Aug 25
£56East Midlands Trains
£23National Express
£242British Airways
Mon
Aug 26
£62London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£102British Airways
Tue
Aug 27
£51London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£102British Airways
Wed
Aug 28
£51London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£121British Airways
Thu
Aug 29
£51London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£86British Airways
Fri
Aug 30
£51London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£102British Airways
Sat
Aug 31
£32London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£142British Airways
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Sep 1
£51London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£120British Airways
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Sep 2
£51London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£74British Airways
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Sep 3
£32London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£74British Airways
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Sep 4
£32London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£62British Airways
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Sep 5
£32London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£74British Airways
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Sep 6
£51London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£62British Airways
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Sep 7
£51London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£142British Airways
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Sep 8
£51London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£100British Airways
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Sep 9
£51London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£62British Airways

The cheapest buses

from London
to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Aug 21

Cheapest

£12

Average

£21

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Leeds will cost around £ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

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21:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h3002:00Leeds, Coach Station
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£121One-way
2nd Cheapest
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17:00London, Victoria Coach Station5h0522:05Leeds, Coach Station
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£151One-way
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16:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h5020:50Leeds, Coach Station
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£151One-way
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10:30London, Victoria Coach Station4h3015:00Leeds, Coach Station
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£181One-way
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15:00London, Victoria Coach Station4h5519:55Leeds, Coach Station
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£181One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Leeds Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
5 hours 38 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £9
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Leeds
Distance:272 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Coaches from London to Leeds

Anyone who wants to travel from the UK capital to Leeds will find plenty of options. Taking the coach is cost effective and relatively fast. Services are also very frequent, with 15-20 buses on weekdays, and 15-19 at weekends. Journeys take between 3 hours 50 minutes and 5 hours 55 minutes, which can be faster than taking the train.

Which coach companies travel from London to Leeds?

Coaches to Leeds from London will always be operated by National Express. The UK's leading coach travel provider, National Express offers direct services between the two cities, and no changes will be needed at any point.

How long is the coach from London to Leeds?

Travel times vary significantly between London and Leeds, so bear that in mind when selecting the correct service. Journey times for direct buses range from 3 hours 50 minutes to 5 hours 55 minutes. Services with longer durations tend to travel overnight journeys, and leave London just before midnight.

How many coaches are there from London to Leeds?

The London to Leeds route is very well served by National Express, with 15-20 weekday departures and 15-19 at weekends. Expect buses to leave at least once an hour from around 7:00 a.m. until shortly before midnight.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Leeds?

Departure Station: Coaches from London to Leeds will depart from London Victoria Coach Station. The Coach Station is easy to reach from most parts of central London. Those coming from the West End and north London can take the Underground to nearby Victoria Station. After that, it takes 5-10 minutes to walk to the coach terminal. Overground services connect Victoria to Surrey and Kent, while express buses link the Coach Station to London Heathrow and Gatwick airports in 30-40 minutes.

Arrival Station: All buses from London will arrive at Leeds Coach Station. The Coach Station is located on Dyer Street, just east of the city centre. Anyone headed to city centre hotels or who wants to explore Kirkgate Market and the cathedral can walk there in 10-15 minutes. Those travelling to the University of Leeds can hop on the number 1 bus, which travels there in 15 minutes, while football fans can reach Elland Road by the 229 or 15 buses. Leave 15 minutes for the transfer.

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Best fares for buses from London to Leeds

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Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
16:005h 5m21:05
LondonLeeds
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
15:004h 35m19:35
LondonLeeds
Fastest Buses from London to Leeds by duration
Fri, Sep 13
Bus
National Express
18:303h 55m22:25
LondonLeeds
Sun, Sep 22
Bus
National Express
18:003h 55m21:55
LondonLeeds
Wed, Aug 28
Bus
National Express
19:004h 20m23:20
LondonLeeds
Return Journeys for Buses from Leeds to London
Thu, Aug 22
Bus
National Express
03:455h 25m09:10
LeedsLondon
Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
03:455h 25m09:10
LeedsLondon
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
14:004h 55m18:55
LeedsLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Leeds
BusLondon

Amenities

BusLondon Liverpool Street Stn

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City

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