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from Leeds to London

You can get from Leeds to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Leeds to London on 19 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00Leeds4h05 15:05London
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£101One-way
Cheapest
18:30Leeds, Coach Station4h20 22:50London
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£81One-way
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09:00Leeds4h05 13:05London
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£101One-way
16:25Leeds4h05 20:30London
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£121One-way
13:30Leeds4h05 17:35London
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£101One-way

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Wed
19 Jan
£44East Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Thu
20 Jan
£51East Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
21 Jan
£39London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
22 Jan
£48Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Sun
23 Jan
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£3Flixbus
Mon
24 Jan
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£3Flixbus
Tue
25 Jan
£26Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Wed
26 Jan
£26Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Thu
27 Jan
£36Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
£39London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£45London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£33London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£26Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£18Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£18Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£18Grand Central Trains
£3Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£33London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
5 Feb
£21London North Eastern Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
6 Feb
£27London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
7 Feb
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£3Flixbus

Travel Information between Leeds and London

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 168 miles (271 km) to London from Leeds. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Leeds to London.

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General Information About the Journey from Leeds to London

Located about 200 miles (320 km) apart, the journey from Leeds to London is convenient by bus and train, and there are even direct flights available from Leeds International Airport. Trains and coaches both depart Leeds city centre, whilst flights to London are available from Leeds Bradford International Airport.

Return journeys from London to Leeds are also available.

Buses from Leeds to London

MegaBus and National Express Coaches both operate a service between Leeds City Bus Station and London Victoria Coach Station, with a journey time of approximately 4.5 hours. Buses depart from the early hours of the morning until late evening, with frequent departures throughout the day.

Trains from Leeds to London

Trains operate from Leeds City Railway Station to either London King's Cross or London St Pancras International Stations. Virgin East Coast trains run directly between the two cities. The route operated by Northern Rail and Grand Central requires a change of service at York. There are between two and three departures an hour throughout the day. Train journeys between Leeds and London take approximately 2.5 hours.

Flights from Leeds to London

British Airways operate three direct flights a day between Leeds International Airport - located around 14 kilometres from the city of Leeds - and London Heathrow Airport. The flight duration is around 1 hour.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds to London

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FAQs

What are my Leeds to London travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Leeds to London: coach or train.

How do I get from Leeds to London the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leeds to London, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is £31 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Leeds to London costing on average £38.

What is the fastest way from Leeds to London?

The quickest way to travel from Leeds to London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 14 min.

How many miles from Leeds to London would I travel?

The distance between Leeds and London is around 168 miles (271 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Leeds to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Leeds to London:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in London Victoria.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Leeds to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leeds to London:

  • You can go to London from Leeds by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £7 with Flixbus from Leeds to London on Omio.
  • You can travel to London from Leeds by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £38 with London North Eastern Railway from Leeds to London.

Is there a way to travel directly from Leeds to London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Leeds to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to London with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Leeds to London?

Looking to extend your trip from Leeds to London? Many Omio customers who go from Leeds to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy Leeds to London tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Leeds to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £7 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £38 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Leeds and London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.