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The cheapest trains

from London
to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

$21

Average

$100

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 London to Leeds will cost around $ 100 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

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09:33London Kings Cross2h15 11:48Leeds Railway Station
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$211One-way
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08:03London Kings Cross2h13 10:16Leeds Railway Station
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$961One-way
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09:03London Kings Cross2h13 11:16Leeds Railway Station
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08:33London Kings Cross2h14 10:47Leeds Railway Station
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$961One-way
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08:06London Kings Cross2h40 10:46Leeds Railway Station
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$1881One-way

Train Times

London to Leeds

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08:03London Kings Cross2h13 10:16Leeds Railway Station
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08:06London Kings Cross2h40 10:46Leeds Railway Station
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08:33London Kings Cross2h14 10:47Leeds Railway Station
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09:03London Kings Cross2h13 11:16Leeds Railway Station
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09:33London Kings Cross2h15 11:48Leeds Railway Station
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Thu
Sep 19
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$23National Express
$372British Airways
Fri
Sep 20
$64London North Eastern Railway
$17National Express
$559Aer Lingus
Sat
Sep 21
$64London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
$302Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Sep 22
$64London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$437Aer Lingus
Mon
Sep 23
$42London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$150British Airways
Tue
Sep 24
$21London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$127British Airways
Wed
Sep 25
$64London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$108British Airways
Thu
Sep 26
$64London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
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Fri
Sep 27
$21London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
$520Aer Lingus
Sat
Sep 28
$21London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$108British Airways
Sun
Sep 29
$32London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$93British Airways
Mon
Sep 30
$64London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$108British Airways
Tue
Oct 1
$21London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$93British Airways
Wed
Oct 2
$40London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$127British Airways
Thu
Oct 3
$21London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$78British Airways
Fri
Oct 4
$64London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$93British Airways
Sat
Oct 5
$64London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$93British Airways
Sun
Oct 6
$32London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$93British Airways
Mon
Oct 7
$21London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$78British Airways
Tue
Oct 8
$21London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$78British Airways
Wed
Oct 9
$21London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$78British Airways

The fastest trains

from London
to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

2 h 13 m

Average

2 h 19 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

272 km

Of the 5 train that leave London for Leeds every day 4 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 2 h 19 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 13 m .

The slowest train will take 2 h 40 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.

Fastest
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08:03London Kings Cross2h13 10:16Leeds Railway Station
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$961One-way
Fastest
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09:03London Kings Cross2h13 11:16Leeds Railway Station
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$961One-way
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08:33London Kings Cross2h14 10:47Leeds Railway Station
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$961One-way
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09:33London Kings Cross2h15 11:48Leeds Railway Station
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$211One-way
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08:06London Kings Cross2h40 10:46Leeds Railway Station
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$1881One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Leeds Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 19 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $87
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Leeds
Distance:272 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to Leeds

There are regular daily direct rail connections from London King's Cross to Leeds. Departures are roughly every half hour on weekdays and Saturdays, with trains departing London from early morning through to late night. Indirect connections provide additional options, with one change required at York or Doncaster en route. The Sunday schedule is a little less frequent. It takes just over two hours for most direct journeys from London to the Yorkshire city.

Which train companies travel from London to Leeds?

LNER (London North Eastern Railway) - previously Virgin Trains East Cost - operates the direct trains between King's Cross and Leeds. Some additional indirect connections involve taking Grand Central Railway departures to York or Doncaster, connecting with TransPennine Express or Northern Rail trains to Leeds. East Midlands Trains also offer daily evening services to Leeds from London St Pancras.

How long is the train from London to Leeds?

Most direct trains and indirect connections from London King's Cross take around two hours and 15 minutes to complete the 200-mile route to Leeds. Sunday services can take a little longer. The East Midlands Trains direct services from St Pancras take between three and four hours, due to numerous stops en route.

How many trains are there from London to Leeds?

The weekday timetable offers departures from London to Leeds every half hour for most of the day, reverting to an hourly service in the evenings. The first train from London is just before 6:00 a.m. with a final departure just before midnight. The Sunday schedule begins a little later, with a first departure just before 9:00 a.m.

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

Departure train station: London King's Cross King's Cross Station is situated on the northern side of central London, with Underground connections on six lines, bus services from Euston Road and a taxi stand at the front of the station. East Midlands Trains departures are from St Pancras, adjacent to King's Cross.

Arrival train station: Leeds Leeds Station is situated a five-minute walk southwest of the city's central shopping area, served by local bus stops on Bishopgate Street and New Station Street. Facilities include a taxi stand, left luggage office, and a number of restaurants and shops.

Stations

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