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Train Information to London from Leeds

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€70)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains or Grand Central Trains

Trains from Leeds to London cover the 168 miles (271 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains or Grand Central Trains. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $85 (€70), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $72 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Leeds to London

Leeds might be an important northern city with its own designer shopping outlets, vibrant nightlife and diverse dining scene, but sometimes the capital calls. For business travelers or city break vacationers heading south, direct trains from Leeds to London offer frequent, fast connections seven days a week. Journey times from Yorkshire to London King's Cross are around two hours for the fastest services, with departures from early morning to late evening. Indirect routes offer additional travel options.

Which train companies travel from Leeds to London?

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) provides daily direct trains from Leeds to London King's Cross  Station. In addition, East Midlands Trains operate direct services to London St Pancras. Indirect connections involve taking Northern Rail or Transpennine Express services to York, connecting with LNER or Grand Central Trains departures south to London.

How long is the train from Leeds to London?

The fastest connection on the 197-mile trip south to London is an LNER departure to London King's Cross taking one hour and 59 minutes to reach the capital. Most direct trains take at least 15 minutes longer. East Midlands Trains services to London St Pancras take three hours and 36 minutes. Indirect connections take from two hours and 30 minutes to over three hours.

How many trains are there from Leeds to London?

The LNER timetable provides direct trains from Leeds to London every half hour from early morning to mid-evening. The East Midlands Trains schedule has two daily direct trains, with early morning departure times. Indirect connections via York depart hourly from Leeds, from early morning to late evening. Sunday services are reduced, with roughly hourly direct LNER trains.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leeds to London?

Departure train station: Leeds Station is on the south side of the city center,  connected by CityBus services and local routes stopping on New Station Street. The station facilities include a bakery, book store, food supermarket, cycle hire, pharmacy, pub and taxi stands.

Arrival train station:London King's Cross and St Pancras stations are located on the northern side of central London, served by bus routes stopping on Euston Road and Underground trains on six lines. The station concourses offer international restaurants, coffee shops, food supermarkets,  news vendors, book stores, free WiFi and taxi stands.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leeds to London
Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leeds to London.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to London from Leeds cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Leeds and London for as low as $72 (€60)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Leeds to London on average?
The train price from Leeds to London is on average $85 (€70)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
What is the distance from Leeds to London by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Leeds to London by train to be approximately 168 miles (271 km).
How long is the train ride between Leeds and London?
On average the Leeds to London train time is 2 h 15 min  covering the 168 miles (271 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Leeds to London, which train station in Leeds do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Leeds Railway Station   to London Victoria.

Where do I find the Leeds train station to London? Where is the London train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Leeds Railway Station and need to travel around 0.1 miles (172 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Leeds to London?
If you're looking for trains from Leeds to London, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains or Grand Central Trains to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Leeds to London journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I purchase Leeds to London train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Leeds to London to cost on average $85 (€70) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Leeds to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
London
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your journey from Leeds to London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express