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Journey Summary

Leeds to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 22 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £34
Trains depart from:Leeds
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:272 km
Train Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central 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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leeds to London
Travel by train to London 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 London.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Leeds and London?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Leeds to London for as little as £44  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Leeds to London on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Leeds to London train prices are on average £47  one way.
What is the distance by train from Leeds to London?
The Leeds to London train distance is approximately 168 miles (271 km).
How long does it take from Leeds to London by train?
While the time it takes to travel 168 miles (271 km) to London from Leeds can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Leeds to London is on average 2 h 15 min.
Which train station from Leeds to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Leeds do I arrive in?

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

Where is the Leeds train station located? Where is the London train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Leeds. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me to London from Leeds?
If you're looking for trains from Leeds to London, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway or East Midlands Trains to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Leeds to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Leeds to London? What time is the last train from Leeds to London?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Leeds at 07: 15. The last train leaves from Leeds at 08: 21. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Leeds to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Leeds to London to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Leeds to London is on average £47 if you purchase 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 companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Leeds and London available a few months in advance.
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