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The cheapest trains

from Leeds
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 22

Cheapest

$112

Average

$137

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Leeds to London will cost around $ 137 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 112.

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08:45Leeds Railway Station2h1611:01London Kings Cross
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$1121One-way
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09:15Leeds Railway Station2h1611:31London Kings Cross
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$1121One-way
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08:15Leeds Railway Station2h1610:31London Kings Cross
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$1331One-way
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09:21Leeds Railway Station2h2811:49London Kings Cross
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$1501One-way
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08:21Leeds Railway Station2h2810:49London Kings Cross
1 change
$1771One-way

Train Times

Leeds to London

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08:15Leeds Railway Station2h1610:31London Kings Cross
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08:21Leeds Railway Station2h2810:49London Kings Cross
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08:45Leeds Railway Station2h1611:01London Kings Cross
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09:15Leeds Railway Station2h1611:31London Kings Cross
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09:21Leeds Railway Station2h2811:49London Kings Cross
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Wed
Aug 21
$150London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
Aug 22
$112London North Eastern Railway
$22National Express
$177British Airways
Fri
Aug 23
$112London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$130British Airways
Sat
Aug 24
$150East Midlands Trains
$22National Express
$298Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Aug 25
$150East Midlands Trains
$19National Express
$367British Airways
Mon
Aug 26
$76London North Eastern Railway
$29National Express
$177British Airways
Tue
Aug 27
$56London North Eastern Railway
$9National Express
$367British Airways
Wed
Aug 28
$92London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
$152British Airways
Thu
Aug 29
$92London North Eastern Railway
$11National Express
$96British Airways
Fri
Aug 30
$62London North Eastern Railway
$11National Express
$96British Airways
Sat
Aug 31
$75London North Eastern Railway
$11National Express
$111British Airways
Sun
Sep 1
$62London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$177British Airways
Mon
Sep 2
$92London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$96British Airways
Tue
Sep 3
$75London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$96British Airways
Wed
Sep 4
$75London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$96British Airways
Thu
Sep 5
$75London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$82British Airways
Fri
Sep 6
$62London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$82British Airways
Sat
Sep 7
$75London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$111British Airways
Sun
Sep 8
$39London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$130British Airways
Mon
Sep 9
$76London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
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Tue
Sep 10
$75London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$229KLM

The fastest trains

from Leeds
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 22

Fastest Journey

2h 16m

Average

2h 20m

Trains per day

5

Distance

272 km

Of the 5 train that leave Leeds for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 272 km distance in an average of 2h 20m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 16m .

The slowest train will take 2h 28m 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.

Fastest
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08:15Leeds Railway Station2h1610:31London Kings Cross
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$1331One-way
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08:45Leeds Railway Station2h1611:01London Kings Cross
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$1121One-way
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09:15Leeds Railway Station2h1611:31London Kings Cross
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$1121One-way
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08:21Leeds Railway Station2h2810:49London Kings Cross
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$1771One-way
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09:21Leeds Railway Station2h2811:49London Kings Cross
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$1501One-way

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Journey Summary

Leeds to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 23 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $97
Trains depart from:Leeds
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:272 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, Grand Central Trains

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.

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Best fares for trains from Leeds to London

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Fri, Aug 23
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:452h 16m10:01
LeedsLondon
Sat, Aug 24
Train
East Midlands Trains
08:113h11:11
LeedsLondon
Fastest Trains from Leeds to London
Sat, Sep 28
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:452h 14m09:59
LeedsLondon
Fri, Aug 23
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:452h 16m10:01
LeedsLondon
Tue, Aug 27
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:152h 16m10:31
LeedsLondon
Return Train Tickets for London to Leeds
Fri, Aug 23
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:332h 15m10:48
LondonLeeds
Sat, Aug 24
Train
East Midlands Trains
09:022h 58m12:00
LondonLeeds
Sun, Aug 25
Train
London North Eastern Railway
09:195h 32m14:51
LondonLeeds

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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London
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