The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Leeds will cost around $ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 9.
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4 h 38 m
Buses per day
Of the 35 buses that leave London for Leeds every day 35 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 272 km distance in an average of 4 h 38 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h .
The slowest buses will take 7 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
For as little as $4 (€3) you can travel by bus from London to Leeds with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from London to Leeds, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from London to Leeds:
Leeds is one of the major cities of the north of England, a city that was prominent from medieval times through to the Industrial Revolution, and now renowned for its elegant shopping arcades and thriving cultural scene. Visitors from the capital can investigate Leeds attractions thanks to direct daily buses from London to Leeds, a budget alternative to the train. Journey times to Leeds are about four hours and 30 minutes on average, with departures available from early morning to late at night.
The UK's national bus company National Express operates all the direct London to Leeds bus services from Victoria Coach Station seven days a week. Indirect connections are not available on this route to Yorkshire.
The fastest National Express services on the 183-mile road route north from London to Leeds take four hours and 20 minutes to reach the Yorkshire city. Depending on departure times and traffic conditions, other direct buses take between ten and 50 minutes longer. The overnight service from London Victoria Coach Station takes five hours and 55 minutes to reach Leeds.
The National Express daily schedule provides 15 direct London to Leeds bus services from Monday-Saturday and 19 direct buses on Sundays. Departures start around 7:00 a.m. and continue with buses roughly every hour throughout the day and evening. The final overnight connection to Leeds leaves Victoria Coach Station just before midnight.
Departure Bus Station: London Victoria Coach Station is located on the south-western side of the city center, served by Underground trains on three lines at the nearby Tube station and by city bus routes stopping on Elizabeth Street and Buckingham Palace Road. Facilities at the bus station include baggage storage lockers, cafes, a bakery, news vendors, ATMs, fast food outlets and taxi stands.
Arrival Bus Station: Leeds Coach Station is situated on the east side of the city center, served by local bus routes from the adjacent bus terminus. Passenger facilities at the station include a cafe, ATMs, news vendor, snack kiosks, restrooms and taxi stands, with a food market a short walk from the entrance.
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