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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 20 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00Leeds, Coach Station4h40 15:40London
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£51One-way
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11:00Leeds, Coach Station4h40 15:40London
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£51One-way
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08:05Leeds, Coach Station4h45 12:50London
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£51One-way
16:30Leeds, Coach Station4h40 21:10London
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£51One-way
18:30Leeds, Coach Station4h20 22:50London
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£51One-way

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Sat
19 Jun
£65London North Eastern Railway
£33Megabus
Sun
20 Jun
£65London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
21 Jun
£53London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
22 Jun
£53London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Wed
23 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Thu
24 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Fri
25 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Sat
26 Jun
£53London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Sun
27 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Mon
28 Jun
£45London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Wed
30 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£33London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Fri
2 Jul
£33London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Sat
3 Jul
£27London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Sun
4 Jul
£27London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus
Mon
5 Jul
£33London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Tue
6 Jul
£33London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Wed
7 Jul
£33London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Thu
8 Jul
£27London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Fri
9 Jul
£33London North Eastern Railway
£1Flixbus

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

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FAQs
How do I travel to London from Leeds?

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

How many miles are between Leeds and London

You should expect to travel around 168 miles (271 km) from Leeds to London.

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 board their coach from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Leeds Bradford International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in London Victoria.
Who can get 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 £4.
  • Travel with British Airways to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways Leeds to London tickets on Omio for £56.
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from Leeds to London for £26.
Can I travel directly 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 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 book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Leeds and London ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Leeds to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leeds and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Leeds to London 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 are costing £4 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £56 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £26 one way on average.

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.

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

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.

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

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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