Leeds to Harrogate train

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Harrogate

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£4

Average

£6

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.

London North Eastern Railway
08:53Leeds0h31 09:24Harrogate
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£41One-way
London North Eastern Railway
12:53Leeds0h31 13:24Harrogate
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£41One-way
Northern Rail
20:29Leeds0h34 21:03Harrogate
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£51One-way
Northern Rail
22:39Leeds0h37 23:16Harrogate
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£51One-way
Northern Rail
16:49Leeds0h34 17:23Harrogate
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£51One-way

Train schedule Leeds to Harrogate

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
London North Eastern Railway
08:53Leeds0h31 09:24Harrogate
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Northern Rail
08:59Leeds0h34 09:33Harrogate
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Northern Rail
09:59Leeds0h34 10:33Harrogate
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London North Eastern Railway
12:53Leeds0h31 13:24Harrogate
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Northern Rail
16:49Leeds0h34 17:23Harrogate
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Northern Rail
17:28Leeds0h35 18:03Harrogate
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Northern Rail
20:29Leeds0h34 21:03Harrogate
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Northern Rail
22:39Leeds0h37 23:16Harrogate
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Fastest train times from Leeds to Harrogate

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

31 m

Average

33 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

22 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Leeds for Harrogate every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:53Leeds0h31 09:24Harrogate
0 changes
£41One-way
London North Eastern Railway
12:53Leeds0h31 13:24Harrogate
0 changes
£41One-way
Northern Rail
08:59Leeds0h34 09:33Harrogate
0 changes
£101One-way
Northern Rail
20:29Leeds0h34 21:03Harrogate
0 changes
£51One-way
Northern Rail
16:49Leeds0h34 17:23Harrogate
0 changes
£51One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Harrogate

distanceDistance13 miles
durationAverage train duration34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 31 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Leeds to Harrogate cover the 13 miles long route taking on average 34 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Harrogate.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3, Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry trains Leeds to Harrogate

For as little as £4 you can travel by train to Harrogate from Leeds with First TransPennine Express 3, Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

First TransPennine Express 3
CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)

One of the best ways to travel from Leeds to Harrogate is by taking a train with First TransPennine Express 3. Omio helps you find the ideal First TransPennine Express 3 train between Leeds and Harrogate by showing you First TransPennine Express 3 current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Leeds to Harrogate journey. You can expect to travel 13 miles (21 km) between Leeds and Harrogate on a train with First TransPennine Express 3. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Leeds and Harrogate, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Leeds to Harrogate!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Leeds to Harrogate train information:

  • Average Duration: 22 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 12 a day

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Leeds to Harrogate you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains from Leeds to Harrogate? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 13 miles (21 km) journey from Leeds to Harrogate. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Leeds to Harrogate routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Leeds and Harrogate, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Leeds - Harrogate train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

Leeds to Harrogate train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 21 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Leeds to Harrogate with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 34 min
  • Average Price: £4
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 26 a day

Trains from Leeds to Harrogate

Leeds is a city in the county of Yorkshire in northern English. It has frequent direct trains to Harrogate, with daily journeys available. There are multiple trains available from Leeds to Harrogate every day of the week, with several journeys available in the morning, afternoon, and evening, each with a duration of around 28min to 39min, depending on the train company that you choose to travel with, and the time of the journey.

Leeds to Harrogate train time: Daily Departures

Trains from Leeds to Harrogate depart daily at an hourly frequency. You can find two to three journeys each hour, with an average of 40 journeys per day, Monday to Saturday. The first train departs at around 06:23 a.m. and the last at around 11:39 p.m. Sundays also have regular journeys, with an average of 30 journeys a day, two journeys an hour and a later start, the first train is at about 09:02 a.m. and the last at around 11:16 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Leeds to Harrogate?

Trans to Harrogate from Leeds are a direct service and take an average of 28min to 39min. The duration depends on two factors, the time of day, and the company. Journeys later in the evening take slightly longer than journeys during the day.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leeds to Harrogate?

Departure train station: Leeds Railway Station is the main train station in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The railway station is the fourth busiest in the United Kingdom, not including railway stations in London. It serves as the terminus station for the Leeds branch of the East Coast Main Line and is a main stop on the Cross Country Route in-between Scotland, the Midlands, and South West England. The station is located in the heart of the Leeds city centre and is accessible by foot, taxi, and by the airport bus Flying Tiger bus service. The station has facilities such as toilets, baby changing rooms, shops, food and drinks, a postbox, a car park, payphones, a cash point, Wi-Fi, a tourist office, and accessibility amenities with induction loops, wheelchairs, ramps, and step-free access.

Arrival train station: Harrogate Railway Station is the main train station in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. The station is located in the centre of Harrogate and is accessible by foot and taxi. The station has facilities such as toilets, a station buffet, Wi-Fi, retail shops, a cash point, a post box, a payphone, bicycle storage, a car park, and accessibility amenities such as induction loops, wheelchairs, step-free access, and ramps.

Harrogate Bridge. Source: Shutterstock

Which train companies travel from Leeds to Harrogate?

There are two companies that provide trains from Leeds to Harrogate; Northern Trains Limited, and London North Eastern Railway. Both of these companies offer daily trains, however, trains with Northern Trains Limited are more frequent. While Northern Trains Limited offers more frequent trains, London North Eastern Railway provides a faster service on average with a duration of around 30min.

Northern Trains Limited trains from Leeds to Harrogate

Northern Trains Limited, also known as Northern, is a United Kingdom train company that operated in Britain and connects trains to North England. It provides frequent, direct, and high-speed trains from Leeds to Harrogate with an average of 36 journeys a day Monday to Saturday, and around 25 on Sundays. These journeys have an average duration of 28min in the early hours, to 39min in the evening, and an average of 34min during the day. The first train is at around 06:23 a.m. and the last at around 11:39 p.m. during the week and on Saturdays. On Sundays, the first train leaves at around 09:02 a.m. and the last at around 11:16 p.m. You can find a train to Harrogate with Northern every day of the week.

London North Eastern Railway trains from Leeds to Harrogate

Trains from Leeds to Harrogate with London North Eastern Railway, also called LNER, offer direct routes, with daily trains. These journeys are available with high-speed several trains in the morning, afternoon, and evening, with an average of six journeys during the week and weekends. The first and last trains depart at around 09:53 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. during the week, 9:53 a.m. and around 3:53 on Saturdays, and at around 11:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Sundays. The journey takes around 30min for all journeys. You can find trains to Harrogate with London North Eastern Railway every day.

Harrogate City Street. Source: Shutterstock

Train Leeds to Harrogate: Services on Board

This route with Northern trains provides you with a standard class and three fare types; Advance Single, Off-Peak Day Single, and Anytime Day Single. Advance Single tickets are non-refundable, and you can change the journey of the ticket for a fee. Anytime Day Single means you can travel at any time during the date you select, and Off-Peak Day Single means you can travel at any time outside of peak hours. You can bring two pieces of luggage, you do not need to reserve a space for bicycles, and can bring a maximum of two pets.

Special assistance can be booked for further assistance. LNER offers two class types, Standard, and 1st Class, and four fares; Mixed Tickets, Advance Single, Anytime Day Single, and Off-Peak Day Single. Advance Single tickets are non-refundable, and you can change the journey of the ticket for a fee. Anytime Day Single means you can travel at any time during the date you select, and Off-Peak Day Single means you can travel at any time outside of peak hours. There is a seat selection offered with these tickets, and you can choose to have a mobile ticket or receive it at the train station.

On your journey, you may bring with you a maximum of three suitcases with no weight limit, two small pets for free, and your bicycle however you will need to reserve a spot for it if it’s non-folding. Special assistance is available for your journey and you can book this online or on the phone.

How to find cheap train tickets from Leeds to Harrogate?

When looking for cheap train tickets from Leeds to Harrogate, there are a few ways to find economic fares. A great way to save on big-ticket prices is to book your tickets in advance. Very often dates ahead of time are cheaper than if you were to buy a train ticket for a nearby date.

Another great way to save money is to have a flexible schedule with your travel times and dates. Early morning and late-night trains tend to be less expensive, same with weekday trains rather than weekend journeys. You could also choose a slower train or a journey with a change or connecting station. These journey options can provide cheaper tickets as economic alternatives for your train travel.

To Harrogate by train—travel tips

Harrogate is located in North Yorkshire near the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is well known for its heritage Victorian spas. It is a fashionable destination for spa resorts, with a number of different types of spas available such as Turkish baths.

Alongside the spas, the medieval city of Harrogate offers relaxing and interesting areas such as historic houses, quaint streets, and landscaped gardens. There are plenty of antique shops, to see, and tea rooms with the famous Harrogate tea. You can find travel information for Harrogate here.

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds to Harrogate

Travel by train to Harrogate 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 Leeds to Harrogate.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Leeds and Harrogate for the next 7 days starting from £4  one way.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Leeds to Harrogate train prices are on average £8  one way.
The distance between Leeds and Harrogate by train is approximately 13 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 13 miles to Harrogate from Leeds can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Leeds to Harrogate is on average 34 min.

When taking the train between Leeds and Harrogate, you can choose to depart from train stations like Leeds Railway Station and Leeds Fest Bus. Your journey can end in train stations such as Harrogate and Harrogate, Crossing.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Harrogate.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Harrogate, located 0.2 miles (279 m) away from the city centre.

For the best Leeds to Harrogate train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Harrogate from Leeds to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 45 trains a day from Leeds to Harrogate. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Leeds to Harrogate, the first train leaves at 05: 05. If you prefer late night trains from Leeds to Harrogate, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 39. Omio shows you the latest train from Leeds to Harrogate schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Leeds to Harrogate is on average £8 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Harrogate from Leeds available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Harrogate
Leeds Railway Station is the most popular Leeds railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Leeds for your journey to Harrogate.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express

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