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The cheapest Trains

from London
to Leeds

Cheapest

£122

Average

£122

Showing times and prices for May 26

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.

The average ticket from London to Leeds will cost around £ 122 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 122.

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09:03London Kings Cross2h 23m 11:26Leeds Railway Station
£122
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08:48London Kings Cross2h 27m 11:15Leeds Railway Station
£122
1One-way
£1221One-way
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09:55London Kings Cross2h 20m 12:15Leeds Railway Station
£122
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£1221One-way
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09:22London Kings Cross2h 42m 12:04Leeds Railway Station
£122
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£1221One-way
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09:30London Kings Cross2h 40m 12:10Leeds Railway Station
£122
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Train Times

London to Leeds

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08:48London Kings Cross2h2711:15Leeds Railway Station
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09:03London Kings Cross2h2311:26Leeds Railway Station
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09:22London Kings Cross2h4212:04Leeds Railway Station
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09:30London Kings Cross2h4012:10Leeds Railway Station
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09:55London Kings Cross2h2012:15Leeds Railway Station
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sat
May 25
£50London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£122British Airways
Sun
May 26
£122London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£119British Airways
Mon
May 27
£31London North Eastern Railway
£14National Express
£101British Airways
Tue
May 28
£21London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£103British Airways
Wed
May 29
£31London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£101British Airways
Thu
May 30
£31London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£101British Airways
Fri
May 31
£50London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£74British Airways
Sat
Jun 1
£50London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£222Aer Lingus
Sun
Jun 2
£50London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£74British Airways
Mon
Jun 3
£31London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£74British Airways
Tue
Jun 4
£31London North Eastern Railway
£6National Express
£74British Airways
Wed
Jun 5
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6National Express
£74British Airways
Thu
Jun 6
£31London North Eastern Railway
£6National Express
£74British Airways
Fri
Jun 7
£31London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£63British Airways
Sat
Jun 8
£31London North Eastern Railway
£6National Express
£103British Airways
Sun
Jun 9
£50London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£63British Airways
Mon
Jun 10
£25London North Eastern Railway
£9National Express
£74British Airways
Tue
Jun 11
£25London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£63British Airways
Wed
Jun 12
£25London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£63British Airways
Thu
Jun 13
£25London North Eastern Railway
£7National Express
£63British Airways
Fri
Jun 14
£25London North Eastern Railway
£6National Express
£63British Airways

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The fastest trains

from London
to Leeds

Fastest Journey

2h 20m

Average

2h 30m

train per day

5

Distance

272 km

Showing times and prices for May 26

Of the 5 trains that leave London for Leeds every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 272 km distance in an average of 2h 30m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2h 20m .

The slowest trains will take 2h 42m 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.

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09:55London Kings Cross2h 20m 12:15Leeds Railway Station
£122
1One-way
£1221One-way
2nd fastest
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09:03London Kings Cross2h 23m 11:26Leeds Railway Station
£122
1One-way
£1221One-way
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08:48London Kings Cross2h 27m 11:15Leeds Railway Station
£122
1One-way
£1221One-way
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09:30London Kings Cross2h 40m 12:10Leeds Railway Station
£122
1One-way
£1221One-way
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09:22London Kings Cross2h 42m 12:04Leeds Railway Station
£122
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£1221One-way
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Journey Summary

London to Leeds Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 17 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £62
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Leeds
Distance:272 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to Leeds

Direct trains from London to Leeds leave at half hourly intervals throughout the day. The first train from London to Leeds leaves in the early hours of the morning and the last is late in the evening. The service is provided by Virgin East Coast and a typical journey takes just over two hours.

Which train companies go from London to Leeds?

Trains from London to Leeds are operated by Virgin Trains East Coast.

How long is the train from London to Leeds?

Trains from London to Leeds take roughly 2 hours and 20 minutes but can be 5 minutes faster or slower depending on the time of departure. The London to Leeds train is a direct route so no changes are required.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Leeds?

Trains from London to Leeds run every 30 minutes throughout the day, with the first train departing at 5.50 a.m. and the last train departing at 11.30 p.m.

What facilities are available on trains from London to Leeds?

Facilities on trains from London to Leeds for standard ticket holders include wheelchair accessible toilets, Wi-Fi access, a food bar, reserved and priority seating, and power sockets for electronic equipment. Luggage is limited to three pieces per passenger and those with pets can bring up to two dogs, cats or other small domestic pets on board.

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

Departure Station: Trains from London to Leeds depart from Kings Cross Station located in the north inner city. The Bakerloo, Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Hammersmith & City and District and Circle lines all stop at Kings Cross. Local bus services including the 46, 10 and 73 also stop close to the station entrance and there is a drop-off area for taxis.

Arrival Station: Trains from London to Leeds will arrive at Leeds main station. The station is in the heart of the city centre and it is easy to reach any part of Leeds using local bus services such as First. Leeds CityBus takes visitors around the city centre tourist spots at regular intervals during the day though most attractions are within walking distance of the station. Taxis are readily available and are happy to take passengers to any part of the city.

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Best fares for trains from London to Leeds

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Mon, May 27
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:332h 15m10:48
LondonLeeds
Tue, May 28
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:332h 15m10:48
LondonLeeds
Wed, May 29
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:332h 15m10:48
LondonLeeds
Fastest Trains from London to Leeds
Sat, Jun 1
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:332h 14m09:47
LondonLeeds
Sat, Jun 8
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:332h 14m09:47
LondonLeeds
Sat, Jun 22
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:332h 14m09:47
LondonLeeds
Return Train Tickets for Leeds to London
Mon, May 27
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:452h 16m10:01
LeedsLondon
Tue, May 28
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:152h 16m10:31
LeedsLondon
Wed, May 29
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:152h 16m10:31
LeedsLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Leeds
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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