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The cheapest trains

from Leeds
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 23

Cheapest

£93

Average

£116

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Leeds to London will cost around £ 116 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 93.

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09:15Leeds Railway Station2h1611:31London Kings Cross
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£931One-way
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08:45Leeds Railway Station2h1611:01London Kings Cross
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£931One-way
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09:21Leeds Railway Station2h2811:49London Kings Cross
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£1241One-way
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08:15Leeds Railway Station2h1610:31London Kings Cross
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£1251One-way
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08:21Leeds Railway Station2h2810:49London Kings Cross
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£1461One-way

Train Times

Leeds to London

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08:15Leeds Railway Station2h1610:31London Kings Cross
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08:21Leeds Railway Station2h2810:49London Kings Cross
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08:45Leeds Railway Station2h1611:01London Kings Cross
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09:15Leeds Railway Station2h1611:31London Kings Cross
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09:21Leeds Railway Station2h2811:49London Kings Cross
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Thu
Aug 22
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£24National Express
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Fri
Aug 23
£92London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£124British Airways
Sat
Aug 24
£123East Midlands Trains
£28National Express
£244Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Aug 25
£123East Midlands Trains
£15National Express
£299British Airways
Mon
Aug 26
£62London North Eastern Railway
£24National Express
£244British Airways
Tue
Aug 27
£92London North Eastern Railway
£12National Express
£299British Airways
Wed
Aug 28
£92London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£124British Airways
Thu
Aug 29
£75London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£78British Airways
Fri
Aug 30
£51London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£78British Airways
Sat
Aug 31
£41London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£91British Airways
Sun
Sep 1
£51London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£145British Airways
Mon
Sep 2
£75London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£78British Airways
Tue
Sep 3
£61London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£78British Airways
Wed
Sep 4
£62London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£78British Airways
Thu
Sep 5
£62London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£78British Airways
Fri
Sep 6
£51London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£67British Airways
Sat
Sep 7
£62London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£78British Airways
Sun
Sep 8
£32London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£106British Airways
Mon
Sep 9
£62London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£67British Airways
Tue
Sep 10
£61London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£187KLM
Wed
Sep 11
£62London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£78British Airways

The fastest trains

from Leeds
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 23

Fastest Journey

2h 16m

Average

2h 20m

Trains per day

5

Distance

272 km

Of the 5 train that leave Leeds for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 272 km distance in an average of 2h 20m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 16m .

The slowest train will take 2h 28m 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.

Fastest
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08:15Leeds Railway Station2h1610:31London Kings Cross
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£1251One-way
Fastest
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09:15Leeds Railway Station2h1611:31London Kings Cross
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£931One-way
Fastest
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08:45Leeds Railway Station2h1611:01London Kings Cross
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£931One-way
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09:21Leeds Railway Station2h2811:49London Kings Cross
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£1241One-way
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08:21Leeds Railway Station2h2810:49London Kings Cross
1 change
£1461One-way

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Journey Summary

Leeds to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 23 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £78
Trains depart from:Leeds
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:272 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, 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.

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