Cheap bus tickets from London to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 28 Jan

Cheapest

£6

Average

£14

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

The average ticket from London to Leeds will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

2nd Cheapest
13:20London4h05 17:25Leeds
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£61One-way
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13:00London4h25 17:25Leeds
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£61One-way
08:00London4h30 12:30Leeds, Coach Station
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£101One-way
09:30London4h20 13:50Leeds, Coach Station
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£101One-way
11:20London4h05 15:25Leeds
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£111One-way

Bus Timetable London to Leeds

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00:10London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 36h35 06:45Leeds
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07:30London4h30 12:00Leeds, Coach Station
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08:00London4h30 12:30Leeds, Coach Station
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08:00London4h25 12:25Leeds
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08:20London4h05 12:25Leeds
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08:30London4h35 13:05Leeds, Coach Station
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09:00London4h40 13:40Leeds, Coach Station
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09:30London4h25 13:55Leeds
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09:30London4h20 13:50Leeds, Coach Station
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09:55London4h00 13:55Leeds
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10:30London4h20 14:50Leeds, Coach Station
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11:00London4h25 15:25Leeds
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11:20London4h05 15:25Leeds
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11:30London4h35 16:05Leeds, Coach Station
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12:30London5h00 17:30Leeds, Coach Station
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13:00London4h25 17:25Leeds
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13:20London4h05 17:25Leeds
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13:30London4h50 18:20Leeds, Coach Station
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15:00London4h30 19:30Leeds
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15:00London4h35 19:35Leeds, Coach Station
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15:20London4h10 19:30Leeds
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16:30London4h45 21:15Leeds, Coach Station
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17:30London4h35 22:05Leeds, Coach Station
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18:00London4h25 22:25Leeds
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18:20London4h05 22:25Leeds
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18:30London4h40 23:10Leeds, Coach Station
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19:30London4h20 23:50Leeds, Coach Station
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22:00London4h25 02:25Leeds
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22:25London4h00 02:25Leeds
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23:30London7h15 06:45Leeds
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23:59London5h56 05:55Leeds, Coach Station
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Fri
28 Jan
£39London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£33London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£39London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£45London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
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4 Feb
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£6Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£27London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£33London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
£45London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£45London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
9 Feb
£37East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
10 Feb
£39London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£30London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
Sat
12 Feb
£21London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
13 Feb
£27London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
14 Feb
£33London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
Tue
15 Feb
£27London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
Wed
16 Feb
£33London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus

Bus times from London to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 28 Jan

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 37 m

Buses per day

31

Distance

272 km

Of the 31 buses that leave London for Leeds every day 31 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 272 km distance in an average of 4 h 37 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 15 m 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.

2nd Fastest
09:55London4h00 13:55Leeds
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£131One-way
2nd Fastest
22:25London4h00 02:25Leeds
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£131One-way
18:20London4h05 22:25Leeds
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£141One-way
11:20London4h05 15:25Leeds
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£111One-way
13:20London4h05 17:25Leeds
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£61One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Leeds

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£5 (€6)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or Flixbus

Coaches from London to Leeds cover the 168 miles (271 km) long route taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus London to Leeds

For as little as £3 you can travel by coach from London to Leeds with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Leeds coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets to Leeds from London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Leeds from London

    Take the bus to Leeds easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Leeds.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap coach tickets between London and Leeds cost?

    You can find a cheap coach from London to Leeds for some dates and times for as low as £3  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much does the coach from London to Leeds cost on average?

    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Leeds coach prices are on average £5  one way.

    What is the distance between London and Leeds by coach?

    The coach distance from London to Leeds is around 168 miles (271 km).

    How many hours does it take from London to Leeds by coach?

    On average the London to Leeds coach time is 4 h  covering the 168 miles (271 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When travelling by coach from London to Leeds, which coach station in London do I depart from and which coach station in Leeds do I arrive in?

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria   to Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

    Where is the coach station in London? Where is the coach station in Leeds?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, located 0.4 miles (685 m) away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me to Leeds from London?

    Take the London to Leeds coach with National Express, Megabus or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Leeds from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Can I purchase a direct coach from London to Leeds?

    Yes, you can look for direct coaches from London to Leeds with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

    When does the first coach depart from London to Leeds? When does the last coach depart from London to Leeds?

    The first London to Leeds coach departs at 08: 00   and the last coach from London to Leeds leaves at 20: 00. Check out the most up-to-date London to Leeds coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    When should I buy London Leeds coach tickets to score the best deals?

    You can find a coach between London and Leeds to cost on average £5 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Leeds coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.