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Today
5 trains from£ 122
Tomorrow
47 trains from£ 25
Fri, Mar 29
46 trains from£ 31

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sun
Mar 24
£ 122London North Eastern Railway
£ 18National Express
£ 291British Airways
Mon
Mar 25
£ 25London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 143British Airways
Tue
Mar 26
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 9National Express
£ 123British Airways
Wed
Mar 27
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 9National Express
£ 106British Airways
Thu
Mar 28
£ 60London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 104British Airways
Fri
Mar 29
£ 31London North Eastern Railway
£ 14National Express
£ 90British Airways
Sat
Mar 30
£ 25London North Eastern Railway
£ 12National Express
£ 294British Airways
Sun
Mar 31
£ 29East Midlands Trains
£ 15National Express
£ 141Jet2.com
Mon
Apr 1
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 105British Airways
Tue
Apr 2
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 105British Airways
Wed
Apr 3
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 176British Airways
Thu
Apr 4
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 78British Airways
Fri
Apr 5
£ 25London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 66British Airways
Sat
Apr 6
£ 16London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 243British Airways
Sun
Apr 7
£ 31London North Eastern Railway
£ 15National Express
£ 108Jet2.com
Mon
Apr 8
£ 50London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 69British Airways
Tue
Apr 9
£ 49London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 106British Airways
Wed
Apr 10
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 68British Airways
Thu
Apr 11
£ 19London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 66British Airways
Fri
Apr 12
£ 25London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 66British Airways
Sat
Apr 13
£ 50London North Eastern Railway
£ 11National Express
£ 234KLM
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Journey Summary

Leeds to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 36 minutes
Train Ticket Price:£ 45
Trains depart from:Leeds
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:272 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains

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.

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Best fares for trains from Leeds to London

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, Mar 29
Train
London North Eastern Railway
21:423h 23m01:05
LeedsLondon
Sat, Mar 30
Train
London North Eastern Railway
05:052h 25m07:30
LeedsLondon
Fastest Trains from Leeds to London
Mon, Mar 25
Train
London North Eastern Railway
19:452h 13m21:58
LeedsLondon
Fri, Apr 12
Train
London North Eastern Railway
18:452h 13m20:58
LeedsLondon
Fri, Apr 19
Train
London North Eastern Railway
18:452h 13m20:58
LeedsLondon
Return Train Tickets for London to Leeds
Mon, Mar 25
Train
London North Eastern Railway
09:332h 15m11:48
LondonLeeds
Tue, Mar 26
Train
London North Eastern Railway
09:332h 15m11:48
LondonLeeds
Wed, Mar 27
Train
London North Eastern Railway
11:032h 13m13:16
LondonLeeds
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Leeds
London
TrainLeeds

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