Trains from London to Leeds

Mon, May 27
Easy as 1, 2, 3
Choose the cheapest and fastest routes from over 800 official partners
Get there your way
Enjoy travelling by train, bus and flight across Europe
Every time, anywhere
Because your trip doesn't end with a ticket, we’re here for you all the way

The cheapest Trains

from London
to Leeds

Cheapest

$40

Average

$108

Showing times and prices for May 27

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 London to Leeds will cost around $ 108 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

cheapest
carrier-logo
10:33London Kings Cross2h 15m 12:48Leeds Railway Station
$40
1One-way
$401One-way
cheapest
carrier-logo
10:03London Kings Cross2h 13m 12:16Leeds Railway Station
$40
1One-way
$401One-way
2nd cheapest
carrier-logo
11:03London Kings Cross2h 13m 13:16Leeds Railway Station
$64
1One-way
$641One-way
carrier-logo
16:33London Kings Cross2h 19m 18:52Leeds Railway Station
$78
1One-way
$781One-way
carrier-logo
15:33London Kings Cross2h 17m 17:50Leeds Railway Station
$78
1One-way
$781One-way

COMPARE

Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Mon
May 27
$115London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$179British Airways
Tue
May 28
$40London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$152British Airways
Wed
May 29
$40London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$128British Airways
Thu
May 30
$40London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$128British Airways
Fri
May 31
$64London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
$94British Airways
Sat
Jun 1
$32London North Eastern Railway
$14National Express
$94British Airways
Sun
Jun 2
$64London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$202wizz air uk
Mon
Jun 3
$40London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$94British Airways
Tue
Jun 4
$40London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$110British Airways
Wed
Jun 5
$32London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$231Aer Lingus
Thu
Jun 6
$40London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$94British Airways
Fri
Jun 7
$64London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$80British Airways
Sat
Jun 8
$40London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$131British Airways
Sun
Jun 9
$64London North Eastern Railway
$19National Express
$80British Airways
Mon
Jun 10
$32London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$94British Airways
Tue
Jun 11
$32London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$80British Airways
Wed
Jun 12
$32London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$80British Airways
Thu
Jun 13
$32London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$80British Airways
Fri
Jun 14
$32London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$80British Airways
Sat
Jun 15
$40London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$179British Airways

These companies trust us.
We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

The fastest trains

from London
to Leeds

Fastest Journey

2h 13m

Average

2h 19m

train per day

14

Distance

272 km

Showing times and prices for May 27

Of the 14 trains that leave London for Leeds every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 272 km distance in an average of 2h 19m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2h 13m .

The slowest trains will take 2h 40m 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
carrier-logo
11:03London Kings Cross2h 13m 13:16Leeds Railway Station
$64
1One-way
$641One-way
fastest
carrier-logo
08:03London Kings Cross2h 13m 10:16Leeds Railway Station
$116
1One-way
$1161One-way
fastest
carrier-logo
16:03London Kings Cross2h 13m 18:16Leeds Railway Station
$78
1One-way
$781One-way
fastest
carrier-logo
10:03London Kings Cross2h 13m 12:16Leeds Railway Station
$40
1One-way
$401One-way
2nd fastest
carrier-logo
08:33London Kings Cross2h 14m 10:47Leeds Railway Station
$155
1One-way
$1551One-way
train

Journey Summary

London to Leeds Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $79
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.

Compare prices

Best fares for trains from London to Leeds

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, May 31
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:332h 15m10:48
LondonLeeds
Sat, Jun 1
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:032h 13m09:16
LondonLeeds
Fastest Trains from London to Leeds
Sat, Jun 1
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:032h 13m09:16
LondonLeeds
Wed, Jun 5
Train
London North Eastern Railway
12:032h 13m14:16
LondonLeeds
Sat, Jun 8
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:332h 14m09:47
LondonLeeds
Return Train Tickets for Leeds to London
Tue, May 28
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:452h 16m10:01
LeedsLondon
Wed, May 29
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:152h 16m10:31
LeedsLondon
Thu, May 30
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:152h 16m10:31
LeedsLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Leeds
TrainLondon Bridge

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLondon Charing Cross

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLondon Euston

Amenities

Refreshments
TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

Amenities

TrainLondon Kings Cross

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

Amenities

TrainLondon Victoria

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone