The cheapest trains from Stansted to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 16 Oct

Cheapest

£52

Average

£75

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 Stansted to Leeds will cost around £ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.

Cheapest
09:27Stansted Airport3h49 13:16Leeds Railway Station
1 changes
£521One-way
Cheapest
09:27Stansted Airport3h22 12:49Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
£521One-way
Cheapest
08:27Stansted Airport3h49 12:16Leeds Railway Station
1 changes
£521One-way
08:27Stansted Airport3h21 11:48Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
£1091One-way
09:48Stansted Airport3h28 13:16Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
£1091One-way

Timetable Stansted to Leeds

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 16 Oct
08:27Stansted Airport3h21 11:48Leeds Railway Station
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08:27Stansted Airport3h49 12:16Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
09:27Stansted Airport3h49 13:16Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
09:27Stansted Airport3h22 12:49Leeds Railway Station
0 changes
09:48Stansted Airport3h28 13:16Leeds Railway Station
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Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
15 Oct
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£28National Express
Sat
16 Oct
£52London North Eastern Railway
£22National Express
Sun
17 Oct
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£21National Express
Mon
18 Oct
£57Cross Country
£21National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£38Cross Country
£19National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£46Cross Country
£19National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£57Cross Country
£21National Express
Sat
23 Oct
Find prices
£21National Express
Sun
24 Oct
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£19National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£57Cross Country
£21National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£38Cross Country
£19National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£46Cross Country
£21National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£57Cross Country
£21National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£51London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£108Cross Country
£16National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£38Cross Country
£19National Express

The fastest trains from Stansted to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 16 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 21 m

Average

3 h 33 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

241 km

It's difficult to get from Stansted to Leeds without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:27Stansted Airport3h21 11:48Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
£1091One-way
09:27Stansted Airport3h22 12:49Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
£521One-way
09:48Stansted Airport3h28 13:16Leeds Railway Station
2 changes
£1091One-way
09:27Stansted Airport3h49 13:16Leeds Railway Station
1 changes
£521One-way
08:27Stansted Airport3h49 12:16Leeds Railway Station
1 changes
£521One-way

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Train Information between Stansted and Leeds

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Stansted to Leeds cover the 149 miles (241 km) long route taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £38, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains from Stansted to Leeds

CrossCountry trains will get you between Stansted and Leeds from £38. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Stansted to Leeds you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Stansted - Leeds train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Stansted to Leeds, Omio shows you CrossCountry’s current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Stansted to Leeds journey. You can expect to travel around 149 miles (241 km) from Stansted to Leeds on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets from Stansted to Leeds starting as low as £38 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Stansted to Leeds:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted to Leeds
Travel by train to Leeds 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 Stansted to Leeds.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Stansted to Leeds cost?
You can find a cheap train from Stansted to Leeds for some dates and times for as low as £38  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Stansted to Leeds?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Stansted to Leeds train price to come in at an average of £60  one way.
How many miles is it from Stansted to Leeds by train?
The distance between Stansted and Leeds by train is approximately 149 miles (241 km).
What is the average Stansted to Leeds train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 149 miles (241 km) between Stansted and Leeds can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Stansted to Leeds is on average 3 h 19 min.
When travelling by train from Stansted to Leeds, which train station in Stansted do I depart from and which train station in Leeds do I arrive in?

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

Where do I find the Stansted train station to Leeds? Where is the Leeds train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Stansted Airport, is located 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre of Stansted.

The most popular arrival train station, Leeds Railway Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Leeds.

Which train providers can take me between Stansted and Leeds?
For the journey from Stansted to Leeds you can take a train with Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Stansted to Leeds on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Stansted and Leeds a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Stansted to Leeds. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Stansted to Leeds? When does the last train depart from Stansted to Leeds?
If you prefer early morning trains from Stansted to Leeds, the first train leaves at 07: 27. If you prefer late night trains from Stansted to Leeds, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Stansted to Leeds timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Stansted to Leeds to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Leeds from Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £60 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Stansted to Leeds a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Leeds
The major railway station for departures from Stansted is Stansted Airport. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stansted Airport for your trip between Stansted and Leeds.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A