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.
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4 h 37 m
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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.
|Distance||168 miles (271 km)|
|Average coach duration||4 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€6)|
|Coach companies||National 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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria to Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
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.
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