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Cheap train tickets from York to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from York to Leeds is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Northern Rail
09:080h32
York station (YRK)
09:40Leeds station (LDS)
£71One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:180h23
York station (YRK)
08:41Leeds station (LDS)
£81One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:220h30
York station (YRK)
09:52Leeds station (LDS)
£91One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:220h32
York station (YRK)
08:54Leeds station (LDS)
£91One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:160h28
York station (YRK)
09:44Leeds station (LDS)
£101One-way
0 changes

Train timetableYork to Leeds

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
Transpennine Express
08:180h23
York station (YRK)
08:41Leeds station (LDS)
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:220h32
York station (YRK)
08:54Leeds station (LDS)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:040h24
York station (YRK)
09:28Leeds station (LDS)
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:080h32
York station (YRK)
09:40Leeds station (LDS)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:160h28
York station (YRK)
09:44Leeds station (LDS)
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:220h30
York station (YRK)
09:52Leeds station (LDS)
0 changes

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Train times from York to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

23 m

Average

28 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

35 km

Of the 6 trains that leave York for Leeds every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:180h23
York station (YRK)
08:41Leeds station (LDS)
£81One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:040h24
York station (YRK)
09:28Leeds station (LDS)
£141One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:160h28
York station (YRK)
09:44Leeds station (LDS)
£101One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:220h30
York station (YRK)
09:52Leeds station (LDS)
£91One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:220h32
York station (YRK)
08:54Leeds station (LDS)
£91One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from York to Leeds

distanceDistance22 miles
durationAverage train duration22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from York to Leeds cover the 22 miles long journey taking on average 22 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £4, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Leeds.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and CrossCountry trains York to Leeds

Find the best trains to Leeds from York with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and CrossCountry from £4. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

    Trains from York to Leeds: Journey Details

    Plenty of trains cover the 25 mile distance between York and Leeds, with services leaving every hour, 7 days a week. The first train of the day leaves York soon after 4 a.m., and on some days there are also trains from York to Leeds at 1:30 and 2 a.m. Services are provided by Virgin Trains, Northern Trains and Transpennine Express, meaning that there can be 6 or more departures every hour. No changes are required.

    Taking the Train from York

    If you are taking trains from York to Leeds, York Railway Station is located just out of the centre of town, about a 15-minute walk from York Minster. Taxis are a good way to reach the station from outlying suburbs like Heslington, but there are connections to the centre and York University as well via bus route 44. The 44 runs from early in the morning to just before midnight.

    Getting into Leeds by Train

    Leeds is one of the great northern cities - famous for its architecture, culture and sporting prowess. It's also a regional shopping hub and a huge university town as well. The city's major station lies at the heart of town, next to the River Aire. From there, the shops of the centre and attractions like Holy Trinity Church are ten minutes away by foot. Leeds University can be reached via bus number 1 (which takes about 10 minutes) while take buses 51 or 55 to reach Elland Road, the home of Leeds United.

    FAQs: York to Leeds train

    FAQs: Travel by train from York 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 York to Leeds.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from York to Leeds can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for York to Leeds is £8; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The average journey time by train from York to Leeds is 22 min   to travel the 22 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from York to Leeds leaves at 06: 07. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from York to Leeds leaves at 23: 39.
    Yes, it is possible to travel from York to Leeds without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or East Coast. There are 25 direct trains from York to Leeds each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
    For the journey from York to Leeds you can take a train with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, CrossCountry or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between York and Leeds on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 39.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0.5 miles (787 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leeds, located 0.2 miles (369 m) away from the city centre.

    A day trip to Leeds from York is worth doing with a journey time of 22 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    The cheapest month to travel from York to Leeds by train is December.
    You have options as you can travel from York to Leeds 2 different ways: train or coach.

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