You can get from Leeds to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Leeds to London on 30 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||168 miles (271 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£3 - £49|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £3 • 3 h 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
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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 between Leeds and London. You can take a coach or train.
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.
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.
The distance from Leeds to London is approximately 168 miles (271 km).
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 purchase tickets for this journey.
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:
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.
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