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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 Jan 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:45PMLeeds4h00 07:45PMLondon
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$161One-way
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11:00AMLeeds4h05 03:05PMLondon
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07:05AMLeeds4h05 11:10AMLondon
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04:25PMLeeds4h05 08:30PMLondon
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Sun
Jan 23
$73London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
Mon
Jan 24
$51East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Tue
Jan 25
$24Grand Central Trains
$5Flixbus
Wed
Jan 26
$51East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Thu
Jan 27
$51East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Fri
Jan 28
$62London North Eastern Railway
$7Flixbus
Sat
Jan 29
$55Grand Central Trains
$5Flixbus
Sun
Jan 30
$46London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Mon
Jan 31
$51East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
$61Grand Central Trains
$4Flixbus
Wed
Feb 2
$49Grand Central Trains
$4Flixbus
Thu
Feb 3
$51East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Fri
Feb 4
$54London North Eastern Railway
$4Flixbus
Sat
Feb 5
$27London North Eastern Railway
$5Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$46London North Eastern Railway
$4Flixbus
Mon
Feb 7
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$5Flixbus
Tue
Feb 8
$49Grand Central Trains
$5Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
$49Grand Central Trains
$5Flixbus
Thu
Feb 10
$49Grand Central Trains
$4Flixbus
Fri
Feb 11
$41London North Eastern Railway
$8Megabus

Travel Information to London from Leeds

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by bus or train from Leeds to London. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds to London

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FAQs

How do I reach London from Leeds?

There are 2 travel options from Leeds to London: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to London is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to London:

A bus is generally $43 (€36) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $53 (€44) from Leeds to London.

What is the fastest way from Leeds to 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, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 14 min.

How far is London from Leeds?

The Leeds to London distance is around 168 miles (271 km).

When traveling from Leeds to London, what are the departure and arrival points in Leeds and London?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in London Victoria.

Who can get me from Leeds to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leeds to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Leeds to London tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Leeds to London tickets on Omio for $53 (€44).

Is it possible to travel directly between Leeds and London?

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

  • You can take a direct 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 from Leeds to London.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Leeds to London?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Leeds to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leeds and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets between Leeds and London online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Leeds to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $10 (€8) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $53 (€44) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Leeds to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.