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from Leeds to London

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

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To get from Leeds to London on Jun 14 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30PMLeeds, Coach Station4h40 09:10PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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$51One-way
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04:30PMLeeds, Coach Station4h40 09:10PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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$51One-way
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05:30PMLeeds, Coach Station4h20 09:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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$81One-way
06:30PMLeeds, Coach Station4h20 10:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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$51One-way
02:00PMLeeds, Coach Station4h35 06:35PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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$81One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Jun 13
$97London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Mon
Jun 14
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jun 15
$63London North Eastern Railway
$5National Express
Wed
Jun 16
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Thu
Jun 17
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Fri
Jun 18
$74London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sun
Jun 20
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Mon
Jun 21
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jun 22
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Wed
Jun 23
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Thu
Jun 24
$30London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Fri
Jun 25
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jun 26
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sun
Jun 27
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Mon
Jun 28
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jun 29
$23London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Wed
Jun 30
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Thu
Jul 1
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Fri
Jul 2
$46London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
Sat
Jul 3
$37London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus

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
How do I go from Leeds to London?

There are 2 ways to travel to London from Leeds including taking a bus or train.

How many miles from Leeds to London would I travel?

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

When traveling between Leeds and London, where do I depart from Leeds and where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Leeds to London depart from Leeds Bradford International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • 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 take a bus from Leeds to London with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $6 (€5) with Flixbus from Leeds to London.
  • You can take a flight from Leeds to London with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for $79 (€61) with British Airways from Leeds to London.
  • You can take a train from Leeds to London with London North Eastern Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $38 (€29) with London North Eastern Railway from Leeds to London.
Is there a way to travel directly from Leeds to London?

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

  • You'll find direct bus services to London with Flixbus or Megabus.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Leeds to London ends?
Your trip from Leeds to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Leeds to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London 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 $6 (€5) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $79 (€61) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $38 (€29) one way for this trip.

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.

What is the cheapest way to go 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 $6 (€5) compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is about $73 (€56) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $79 (€61) for this journey.

A bus is $31 (€24) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Leeds to London costing on average $38 (€29).

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

The quickest way to travel between Leeds and London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

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

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