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Sun
23 Jan
£53London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
24 Jan
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Tue
25 Jan
£18Grand Central Trains
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Wed
26 Jan
£37East Midlands Railway
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Thu
27 Jan
£37East Midlands Railway
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Fri
28 Jan
£39London North Eastern Railway
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Sat
29 Jan
£40Grand Central Trains
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Sun
30 Jan
£33London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
31 Jan
£26Grand Central Trains
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Tue
1 Feb
£45Grand Central Trains
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Wed
2 Feb
£18Grand Central Trains
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Thu
3 Feb
£37East Midlands Railway
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Fri
4 Feb
£39London North Eastern Railway
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Sat
5 Feb
£20London North Eastern Railway
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Sun
6 Feb
£33London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
7 Feb
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£3Flixbus
Tue
8 Feb
£35Grand Central Trains
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Wed
9 Feb
£36Grand Central Trains
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Thu
10 Feb
£35Grand Central Trains
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Fri
11 Feb
£30London North Eastern Railway
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Overview: Train from Leeds to London

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€43)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains or Grand Central Trains

Trains from Leeds to London cover the 168 miles (271 km) long route taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains or Grand Central Trains. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in London Victoria.

Train from Leeds to London: Journey Details

Virgin Trains East Coast runs all trains from Leeds to London. The journey takes between 2 hours, and 2 hours and 30 minutes. The earliest train leaves Leeds station very early in the morning, with four trains an hour leaving before 9:00 a.m., after which the number is reduced to three an hour. The fare prices decrease after this time also. About half the daily journeys are direct to London, with the others involving a short change. The final journey, after 9:30 p.m., involves three changes and takes over nine hours.



Leeds to London Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Leeds to London when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

£99

1 Day in Advance

£51

1 Week in Advance

£32

2 Weeks in Advance

£28

1 Month in Advance

£22

3 Months in Advance

£22

Leeds to London Trains: General Information


Virgin trains east coast train ticket prices fluctuate quite frequently so there is no hard and fast rule for obtaining cheap tickets. However, your best bet would be to try to book as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All Leeds to London trains are run by Virgin Trains.

  • autobus Most Leeds to London trains are direct, with a few services a day changing at York. The services depart from London King's Cross stationand arrive at Leeds Railway station.

  • autobus Journey Time: The Leeds to London train journey usually takes 2 hours and 30 minutes to arrive in London.





Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Leeds to London trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 66% cheaper to book a Leeds to London train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Leeds to London trains are a massive 102% cheaper when booked a week ahead of the travel date.
  • Leeds to London train costs are 127% cheaper when booked 1 or 3 months in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.



Trains from Leeds to London: Station Information

Where does the train from Leeds to London depart from? Leeds railway station is located on New Station Street. It is a hub of mainline rail services and has connections to most major cities in the UK. LeedsCityBus runs a link service to other local and national bus routes in the city. Beginning after 6:30 a.m. and finishing just after 7:00 p.m. The buses leave and arrive at the station about every ten minutes. Rail passengers also have access to a taxi rank and a cycle hire service.

Where does the train from Leeds to London arrive at? King's Cross is the main terminating train station for trains from Leeds to London, and a hub of the London Underground network. It is also within reach of the bus network. The Underground network closes at about 12:00 a.m. Night buses serve many London routes. London's famous black taxi service and other private cab operators are accessible by passengers arriving at Kings's Cross.

Passengers arriving at King's Cross Station are within minutes of the British Library on Euston Road and the British Museum, near Russell Square.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
London
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip between Leeds and London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
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