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from London to Leeds

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Leeds on 4 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00London4h20 13:20Leeds, Coach Station
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£91One-way
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09:00London4h20 13:20Leeds, Coach Station
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£91One-way
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07:00London4h20 11:20Leeds, Coach Station
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£91One-way
11:00London4h25 15:25Leeds
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£121One-way
15:00London4h30 19:30Leeds
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£121One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
3 Aug
£44London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
4 Aug
£53London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Thu
5 Aug
£53London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Fri
6 Aug
£44London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Sat
7 Aug
£44London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Sun
8 Aug
£44London North Eastern Railway
£2Flixbus
Mon
9 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Tue
10 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
11 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
12 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
13 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Sat
14 Aug
£44London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
15 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
16 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Tue
17 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
18 Aug
£27London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
19 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
20 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Sat
21 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
22 Aug
£27London North Eastern Railway
£5Flixbus
Mon
23 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
£4Flixbus

General Information About the Journey from London to Leeds

About 186 miles (300 km) apart, the journey from London to Leeds can be made direct by bus or train, and there are also flights available. Flying takes around 1 hour, which is fairly comparable to taking the bus or train once you factor in commuting and waiting times.

Return journeys from Leeds to London are also available.

Buses from London to Leeds

Buses from London Victoria Coach station to Leeds Coach Station are available as a direct National Express service which departs at least once every hour. Travel times range from 4 hour to 5.5 hours for journeys requiring a larger number of stops. Services begin around 7:00 a.m. and continue until around 11:30 p.m.

Trains from London to Leeds

The East Coast line takes passengers between London Kings Cross Station and Leeds on direct services. The journey time between the two locations is just over 2 hours with services running twice each hour. Departures begin just before 6:00 a.m. and continue until around 11:30 p.m.

Flights from London to Leeds

Flights between London and Leeds are operated by premium airline British Airways and low cost airline Flybe. British Airways offers around three services each day between Heathrow and Leeds Bradford with a total journey time of just one hour. Flybe offers both direct services from London City and also those requiring a connection to be made. Flights begin just before 7:00 a.m. and continue until around 7:30 p.m. each day.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from London to Leeds?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from London to Leeds. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the distance from London to Leeds?

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Leeds:

  • Coaches from London to Leeds most often leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Leeds Railway Station.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Leeds?

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

  • You can go to Leeds from London by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £4 with Flixbus from London to Leeds on Omio.
  • You can go to Leeds from London by train with London North Eastern Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £32 with London North Eastern Railway from London to Leeds on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from London to Leeds?

Yes, there are direct services available between London and Leeds with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Leeds as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Leeds.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Leeds ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Leeds often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, Glasgow or Liverpool. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Leeds itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leeds and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Leeds from London online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £4 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £32 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between London and 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 go to Leeds from London?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Leeds, which costs on average £4.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeds:

A coach is about £28 less than a train, which costs on average £32 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from London to Leeds?

The quickest way to travel from London to Leeds 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, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 13 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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