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Cheap train tickets from Leeds to York

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

$7

Average

$11

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 Leeds to York will cost around $ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 7.

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09:59AMLeeds Railway Station1h16 11:15AMYork
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$71One-way
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11:29AMLeeds Railway Station1h14 12:43PMYork
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02:29PMLeeds Railway Station1h14 03:43PMYork
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03:29PMLeeds Railway Station1h13 04:42PMYork
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01:59PMLeeds Railway Station1h12 03:11PMYork
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$71One-way

Train schedule from Leeds to York

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08:01AMLeeds Railway Station1h14 09:15AMYork
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08:08AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 08:30AMYork
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08:13AMLeeds Railway Station0h23 08:36AMYork
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08:18AMLeeds Railway Station0h31 08:49AMYork
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08:27AMLeeds Railway Station0h29 08:56AMYork
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08:29AMLeeds Railway Station1h15 09:44AMYork
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08:30AMLeeds Railway Station0h30 09:00AMYork
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08:52AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 09:14AMYork
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08:59AMLeeds Railway Station1h12 10:11AMYork
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09:08AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 09:30AMYork
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09:14AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 09:36AMYork
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09:18AMLeeds Railway Station0h32 09:50AMYork
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09:27AMLeeds Railway Station0h29 09:56AMYork
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09:29AMLeeds Railway Station1h14 10:43AMYork
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09:31AMLeeds Railway Station0h29 10:00AMYork
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09:42AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 10:04AMYork
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09:59AMLeeds Railway Station1h16 11:15AMYork
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10:08AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 10:30AMYork
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10:14AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 10:36AMYork
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10:18AMLeeds Railway Station0h31 10:49AMYork
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10:29AMLeeds Railway Station1h14 11:43AMYork
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10:31AMLeeds Railway Station0h29 11:00AMYork
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10:42AMLeeds Railway Station0h23 11:05AMYork
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10:59AMLeeds Railway Station1h11 12:10PMYork
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11:08AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 11:30AMYork
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11:14AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 11:36AMYork
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11:18AMLeeds Railway Station0h31 11:49AMYork
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11:29AMLeeds Railway Station1h14 12:43PMYork
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11:30AMLeeds Railway Station0h30 12:00PMYork
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11:42AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 12:04PMYork
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11:59AMLeeds Railway Station1h12 01:11PMYork
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12:08PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 12:30PMYork
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12:14PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 12:36PMYork
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12:18PMLeeds Railway Station0h32 12:50PMYork
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12:29PMLeeds Railway Station1h14 01:43PMYork
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12:30PMLeeds Railway Station0h32 01:02PMYork
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12:42PMLeeds Railway Station0h23 01:05PMYork
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12:59PMLeeds Railway Station1h12 02:11PMYork
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01:08PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 01:30PMYork
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01:14PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 01:36PMYork
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01:18PMLeeds Railway Station0h32 01:50PMYork
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01:29PMLeeds Railway Station1h14 02:43PMYork
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01:30PMLeeds Railway Station0h30 02:00PMYork
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01:42PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 02:04PMYork
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01:59PMLeeds Railway Station1h12 03:11PMYork
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02:08PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 02:30PMYork
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02:14PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 02:36PMYork
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02:18PMLeeds Railway Station0h32 02:50PMYork
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02:29PMLeeds Railway Station1h14 03:43PMYork
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02:30PMLeeds Railway Station0h30 03:00PMYork
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02:42PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 03:04PMYork
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02:59PMLeeds Railway Station1h13 04:12PMYork
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03:08PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 03:30PMYork
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03:14PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 03:36PMYork
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03:18PMLeeds Railway Station0h32 03:50PMYork
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03:29PMLeeds Railway Station1h13 04:42PMYork
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03:30PMLeeds Railway Station0h30 04:00PMYork
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03:42PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 04:04PMYork
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03:59PMLeeds Railway Station1h12 05:11PMYork
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04:08PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 04:30PMYork
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May 20
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May 21
$7Northern Rail
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May 22
$6Northern Rail
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May 23
$8Northern Rail
$10National Express
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May 24
$6Northern Rail
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May 25
$6Northern Rail
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May 26
$6Northern Rail
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May 27
$6Northern Rail
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May 28
$4Northern Rail
$10National Express
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May 29
$4Northern Rail
$10National Express
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May 30
$6Northern Rail
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May 31
$5Northern Rail
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Jun 1
$4Northern Rail
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Jun 2
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Jun 3
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Jun 4
$8Northern Rail
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Jun 5
$4Northern Rail
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Jun 6
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Jun 7
$5Northern Rail
$10National Express
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Jun 8
$5Northern Rail
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Fastest train times from Leeds to York

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

39 m

Trains per day

60

Distance

35 km

Of the 60 trains that leave Leeds for York every day 60 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 35 km distance in an average of 39 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 22 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 16 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.

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12:14PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 12:36PMYork
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$121One-way
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04:08PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 04:30PMYork
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$201One-way
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01:42PMLeeds Railway Station0h22 02:04PMYork
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$151One-way
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08:52AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 09:14AMYork
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$151One-way
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11:42AMLeeds Railway Station0h22 12:04PMYork
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$151One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to York

distanceDistance22 miles (35 km)
durationAverage train duration26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$7 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Transpennine Express or Northern Rail

Trains from Leeds to York cover the 22 miles (35 km) long journey taking on average 26 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Transpennine Express or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $7 (€6), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in York.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Leeds to York trains

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets to York from Leeds from $6 (€5) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Leeds and York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train from Leeds to York online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train to York from Leeds, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 22 miles (35 km) trip between Leeds and York as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Leeds to York, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry 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. Buy your official CrossCountry Leeds to York train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Leeds to York train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 22 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your CrossCountry train ticket to York from Leeds:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Leeds to York

There are over 45 daily trains from Leeds to York. Trains are direct and operated by Cross Country, First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, and London North Eastern Railway. Trains are direct and take between 22 minutes and 1 hour and 15 minutes to travel between Leeds Railway Station to York Station. There are multiple hourly train departures throughout the day across weekdays and weekends.

Leeds to York train time: Daily departures

There are over 45 daily Leeds to York trains operated by four main railway companies. Trains begin departing around 5:30 a.m. and the final departure is typically around midnight. On weekdays and weekends, there are multiple hourly Leeds to York departures. On weekends, there is an additional early departure around 2:30 a.m. 

How long is the journey by train from Leeds to York?

The direct train from Leeds to York is 22 minutes to one hour and 15 minutes in duration. The train duration depends on the train type used, as the fastest trains are with Cross Country, First Transpennine Express and London North Eastern Railway use high-speed trains. A majority of trains are under 35 minutes long, while Northern Rail operates a few slower, regional trains along this route.

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

Departure train station: Trains depart from Leeds Railway Station, located half a mile (just under one km)  south of Leeds city center. Travelers can  reach the station via an eight to ten minute walk or five to seven minute ride on the local bus network. The station has restrooms, ATMs, luggage storage and a range of shops and dining amenities. 

Arrival train station: Trains arrive at York Station, located one third of a mile (half of one km) southwest of York city center. Travelers can walk to central York with a six minute walk or a five minute bus ride. York Station has ATMs, restrooms, Wi-Fi, and shopping and dining opportunities.

Which train companies travel from Leeds to York?

Cross Country, First Transpennine Express, and Northern Rail travel from Leeds to York. All trains along this route are direct, but Cross Country and First Transpennine Express offer the fastest trains along this route. 

Cross Country Leeds to York

There are hourly Cross Country trains along this route during business hours. The Cross Country train from Leeds to York is high-speed and has a duration of 22 minutes. The final Cross Country departure is around 8:00 p.m.

First Transpennine Express Leeds to York

First Transpennine Express offers over ten daily trains along this route which take 24 to 38 minutes to make the journey. First Transpennine Express offers the last train departures from Leeds to York around 11:30 p.m. 

Northern Rail Leeds to York

Northern Rail has over ten trains along this route on a daily basis. Trains take between 34 minutes to one hour and 15 minutes. Northern Rail has some regional trains on this route that stop are more stations along the way. The final Northern Rail departure is around 9:30 p.m.

London North Eastern Railway Leeds to York

London North Eastern Railway typically has one daily train along this route. The train from Leeds to York typically departs around 7 a.m. and is high-speed, with a duration of 23 minutes. 

Leeds to York trains: Services on board

There are first and second class cabin classes available on most trains. Passengers can bring alone one piece of luggage and one carry on or personal item such as a handbag, backpack, or laptop bag. Luggage should not exceed the dimensions of 90 x 70 x 30 cm/ 35.5 x 27.5 x 11.8 in. Bikes are permitted free of charge on most trains, but passengers should reserve their bike a space ahead of time as there are limited bicycle spaces on each train. Passengers in wheelchairs or with limited mobility can reserve disabled seating in advance, as well as assistance getting around the station, and boarding or alighting trains. On most trains, passengers are allowed two small pets on board free of charge. 

How can I find cheap train tickets from Leeds to York?

Book in advance to find great Leeds to York train tickets. Many tickets are on sale up to a month ahead of time. When booking tickets, try to be as flexible with travel dates as possible. Selecting a few dates before and after first choice travel dates can reveal cheaper alternatives. Another great way to save is to opt for slower, regional trains rather than high-speed options, as journeys with longer overall durations are often cheaper.

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds to York

Travel by train to York 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 York.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains from Leeds to York?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to York from Leeds for as low as $6 (€5)  for the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Leeds to York?

The Leeds to York train ticket price is on average $7 (€6)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Leeds to York by train?

The train distance from Leeds to York is around 22 miles (35 km).

What is the Leeds to York train travel time?

The Leeds to York train duration is on average 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 22 miles (35 km) from Leeds to York. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What station does the train from Leeds to York depart from? Which York train station do I come into from Leeds?

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

Where is the train station in Leeds? Where is the train station in York?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at York, located 0.5 miles (790 m) away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Leeds to York?

Take the Leeds to York train with London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country, Transpennine Express or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to York from Leeds as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I book a direct train from Leeds to York?

Yes, there are 51 direct trains per day from Leeds to York, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Transpennine Express or Cross Country  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services are there from Leeds to York a day?

On average, there are 51 trains a day from Leeds to York. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Leeds to York?

You can take the earliest train from Leeds to York at 7: 01 AM   or take the last train from Leeds to York leaving at 11: 30 PM. Look for the latest Leeds to York train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How early should I buy train tickets from Leeds to York to score the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Leeds to York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $7 (€6) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to York from Leeds are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
York
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 to York from Leeds.
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