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from Leeds to London

You can get from Leeds to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Leeds to London on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:30PMLeeds4h05 05:35PMLondon
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$91One-way
Cheapest
11:00AMLeeds, Coach Station4h40 03:40PMLondon
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$61One-way
Other options
01:30PMLeeds4h30 06:00PMLondon
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$91One-way
03:45PMLeeds4h00 07:45PMLondon
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$161One-way
04:30PMLeeds, Coach Station4h40 09:10PMLondon
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$61One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$69London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$91London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$91London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$91London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$74London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$74London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$94First Hull Trains
$6National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$63London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$63London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$74London North Eastern Railway
$4Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$63London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$74London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$63London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$94First Hull Trains
$5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$54London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$91London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$74London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$91London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$74London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$54London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$74London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus

Travel Information to London from Leeds

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by bus or train to London from Leeds. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Leeds to London.

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General Information about the Journey from Leeds to London

Located about 200 miles (320 km) apart, the journey from Leeds to London is convenient by bus and train for travelers in the UK. There are even direct flights available from Leeds International Airport. Trains and coaches both depart Leeds city center, whilst flights to London are available from Leeds Bradford International Airport.

Return trips from London to Leeds are also available.

How to get from Leeds to London

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Leeds to London, 59,68% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Leeds to London and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Leeds to London

Megabus and National Express both operate buses from Leeds to London, with a journey time of approximately 4.5 hours. Buses depart from the early hours of the morning until late evening, with frequent departures throughout the day.

Trains from Leeds to London

Trains from Leeds to London depart from Leeds' City Railway Station and arrive at either London King's Cross or London St Pancras International Stations. East Coast trains run directly between the two cities and offer the most frequent departures. Trains operated by East Midlands and Grand Central require a change of service at York. There are between two and three departures an hour throughout the day. Train journeys between Leeds and London take approximately 2.5 hours.

Flights from Leeds to London

British Airways operate three direct flights from Leeds to London per day between Leeds International Airport - located around 14 kilometers from the city of Leeds - and London Heathrow Airport. The flight duration is around 1 hour.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Leeds to London?

There are 2 ways to get from Leeds to London: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Leeds to London?

The cheapest way to travel to London from Leeds is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is about $65 (€52) less than taking a train, which costs on average $69 (€55) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel between Leeds and London?

The fastest way to get to London from Leeds is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 3 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 15 min   on average.

How many miles from Leeds to London would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 168 miles (271 km) between Leeds and London.

What are the departure and arrival points in Leeds and in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Leeds to London:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Leeds to London depart from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can take me from Leeds to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leeds to London:

  • You can travel by bus from Leeds to London with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Leeds to London tickets for $5 (€4) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Leeds to London with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $69 (€55) with London North Eastern Railway from Leeds to London.
Can I find a direct route to London from Leeds?

Yes, there are direct services available from Leeds to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Leeds and London.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Leeds and London ends?
Omio customers who travel from Leeds to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book tickets between Leeds and London online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Leeds to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $69 (€55) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Leeds to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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