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You can get from York to Leeds by train, bus or flight.
To get from York to Leeds on 13 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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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 to travel to Leeds from York including taking a coach or train.
Leeds is approximately 22 miles (35 km) away from York.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from York to Leeds:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from York to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between York and Leeds with the following travel operators:
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 York to Leeds.
Before travelling from York to Leeds, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking York to Leeds tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from York to Leeds, which costs on average £4.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeds:
A train is £4 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from York to Leeds costing on average £8.
The fastest way to get to Leeds from York is by train with an average travel time of 24 min.
There are alternative travel options to Leeds that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 40 min.