Travel options
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 30 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:45Leeds4h00 19:45London
0 changes
£121One-way
Cheapest
17:15Leeds, Coach Station4h25 21:40London
0 changes
£71One-way
Other options
16:30Leeds3h55 20:25London
0 changes
£131One-way
09:00Leeds4h05 13:05London
0 changes
£121One-way
11:00Leeds4h05 15:05London
0 changes
£121One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
29 Sep
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
2 Oct
£68First Hull Trains
£3Flixbus
Sun
3 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
4 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
5 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
7 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
8 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
9 Oct
£54London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
10 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
11 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
12 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
13 Oct
£66London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
14 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Fri
15 Oct
£27London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
16 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
17 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
18 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus

Travel Information between Leeds and London

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £49
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by coach or train between Leeds and London. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about £3. 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.

The Window Seat

Read more about London

London: A City Guide
London: A City Guide

Where do you start with a city like London? Each corner of this sprawling metropolis has its own distinct vibe. If you like the finer things head to the West, if leafy gardens are your thing then North is for...

Continue reading
Capital Gains
Capital Gains

Europe’s biggest capital cities are all mesmerizing in their own right but depending on what type of person you are, one of the big five—Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris and Rome—will call to you more...

Continue reading
Beyond Greta
Beyond Greta

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has made us reevaluate our lives in every way. Things that used to worry us don’t seem important anymore. The pandemic has also cast a spotlight on what we are doing to our...

Continue reading

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
Travel to London 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 Leeds to London.
FAQs
How do I go from Leeds to London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Leeds and London. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leeds to London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Leeds to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is £46 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Leeds to London costing on average £49.

What is the fastest way from Leeds to London?

The fastest way from Leeds to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between Leeds and London can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 15 min   of travel time.

How far is London from Leeds?

The distance from Leeds to London is approximately 168 miles (271 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Leeds to London?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Leeds to London depart from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Leeds to London depart from Leeds Railway Station to London Victoria.
Which travel companies can take me from Leeds to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leeds to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Leeds to London tickets on Omio for £3.
  • London North Eastern Railway can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London North Eastern Railway from Leeds to London for £49 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to London from Leeds?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach 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 purchase tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Leeds to London?
Your journey from Leeds to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Leeds to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How early should I buy Leeds to London tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Leeds to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £3 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £49 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Leeds to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.