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You can get from Leeds to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Leeds to London on 20 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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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.
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 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.
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.
There are 2 ways that you can travel from Leeds to London. You can take a coach or train.
You should expect to travel around 168 miles (271 km) from Leeds to London.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Leeds to London with the following travel companies:
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 book tickets for this journey.
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:
However, we recommend buying tickets to London from Leeds online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
The cheapest way from Leeds to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £4 compared to other travel options to London:
A coach is £51 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Leeds to London costing on average £56.
A coach journey is usually £22 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £26 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Leeds to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options from Leeds to London can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 35 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 15 min on average.
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