You can get from York to Leeds by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||22 miles (35 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£3 - £6|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £3 • 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £6 • 29 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or First Transpennine Express|
Travel 22 miles (35 km) by coach or train between York and Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from York to Leeds.
Leeds and York are just 25 miles apart, so making the journey takes hardly any time at all. Travellers can choose between fast trains and buses, although taking the train is easily the quickest option (at around 25 minutes in total). If you need to travel at awkward times of day, there are plenty of departures, and both buses and trains travel directly to the centre of Leeds, leaving passengers a short walk from the major attractions.
|Must Know:||Leeds has a great public transport network making it simple for travellers to get around.|
|Must See:||There are many different museums in Leeds, especially good ones are the art and culture centres.|
|Must Do:||Harewood House, located just outside of the city centre, is a great place to spend the day.|
|Did you know?||Leeds is ranked sixth in the list of Britain’s greenest cities.|
Catching the train is overall the best and fastest way to travel between York and Leeds. Trains depart from York Railway Station and are operated by a range of companies, including First TransPennine Express and Cross Country. In all cases, the journey won't take more than 25 minutes to half an hour. The earliest trains leave just after 8:00 a.m. and there are direct departures every 10 minutes after that until just after midnight. No trains require a change along the way. All services get into Leeds Railway Station, which is 10 minutes away from the centre of the city.
Travelling from York to Leeds by bus couldn't be easier. The two major Yorkshire cities have excellent bus connections and the journey takes around 45 minutes at all times of day. Buses to Leeds are operated by Cityzap (a subsidiary of TransDev) who start their schedule at 7:00 a.m. and run buses every half an hour until 7:00 p.m. Passengers can choose between a number of stops in York, including York Railway Station, York College and Rougier Street. All buses arrive at Leeds City Bus Station.
There are 2 ways that you can travel between York and Leeds. You can take a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from York to Leeds. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.
This is compared to other travel options to Leeds:
A coach is about £2 less than a train, which costs on average £6 for this journey.
The quickest way to travel from York to Leeds is by train, which takes on average 29 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 40 min on average.
The distance from York to Leeds is approximately 22 miles (35 km).
The average frequency per day from York to Leeds is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leeds from York as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from York to Leeds:
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However, we recommend buying tickets to Leeds from York online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.