Leeds to London Train

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

40

Average

58

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.

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10:18AMLeeds Railway Station3h34 01:52PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
401One-way
09:45AMLeeds Railway Station2h19 12:04PMLondon Kings Cross
0 transfers
441One-way
08:18AMLeeds Railway Station3h30 11:48AMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
561One-way
10:45AMLeeds Railway Station3h07 01:52PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
761One-way
09:45AMLeeds Railway Station2h14 11:59AMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
761One-way

Train schedule from Leeds to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 8
08:18AMLeeds Railway Station3h30 11:48AMLondon Kings Cross
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09:45AMLeeds Railway Station2h19 12:04PMLondon Kings Cross
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09:45AMLeeds Railway Station2h14 11:59AMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
10:18AMLeeds Railway Station3h34 01:52PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
10:45AMLeeds Railway Station3h07 01:52PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Leeds to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

2 h 14 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

272 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Leeds for London every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:45AMLeeds Railway Station2h14 11:59AMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
761One-way
09:45AMLeeds Railway Station2h19 12:04PMLondon Kings Cross
0 transfers
441One-way
10:45AMLeeds Railway Station3h07 01:52PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
761One-way
08:18AMLeeds Railway Station3h30 11:48AMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
561One-way
10:18AMLeeds Railway Station3h34 01:52PMLondon Kings Cross
1 transfer
401One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to London

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency30 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 30 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains, Thameslink, Northern Rail or East Midlands Railway

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, Grand Central Trains, Thameslink, Northern Rail or East Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 30 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $26 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $31 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: Grand Central Trains, Northern Rail (3) and Thameslink from Leeds to London trains

Buy your official Grand Central Trains, Northern Rail (3) and Thameslink train tickets to London from Leeds from $26 (€25) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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Northern Rail (3)

One of the best ways to travel between Leeds and London is by taking a train with Thameslink. Omio helps you find the ideal Thameslink train to London from Leeds by showing you Thameslink current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Leeds to London journey. You can expect to travel 168 miles (271 km) between Leeds and London on a train with Thameslink. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to London from Leeds, you can check straight away if the Thameslink ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thameslink train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to London from Leeds!

    It’s easy to book your Grand Central Trains train ticket from Leeds to London online with Omio! Simply check the current Grand Central Trains train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to London from Leeds as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Grand Central Trains train tickets online. Prices for Grand Central Trains trains to London from Leeds start at $26 (€25) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 168 miles (271 km). If you search for Grand Central Trains trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Grand Central Trains tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train between Leeds and London. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Leeds to London Grand Central Trains train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

    Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Leeds and London. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

      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 Tips: 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
      Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to London from Leeds for as low as $26 (€25)  for the next 7 days.
      The train price between Leeds and London is on average $31 (€30)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Leeds to London by train to be approximately 168 miles (271 km).
      On average the Leeds to London train travel time is 2 h 15 min  for the 168 miles (271 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

      Some of the Leeds train stations to London you can start your journey from include Leeds Railway Station and Leeds. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in London include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

      When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arriving in London Victoria.

      Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station, which is located around 0.5 miles (849 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center.

      When taking a train from Leeds to London, you can count on London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains, Thameslink, Northern Rail or East Midlands Railway for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to London from Leeds and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
      The average number of trains departing Leeds for London is 30 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      You can take the first train from Leeds to London at 5: 11 AM. The last train from Leeds to London that you can take departs at 8: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Leeds to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
      If you purchase the Leeds to London train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $31 (€30). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Leeds and London. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Leeds
      London
      Leeds Railway Station is the most popular Leeds railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Leeds for your trip to London.
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      LockersLockers
      ShoppingShopping
      ParkingParking
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      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

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