How to travel from Leeds to London

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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 Jan 31 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:25PMLeeds3h55 08:20PMLondon
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05:15PMLeeds, Coach Station4h25 09:40PMLondon
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06:00PMLeeds4h05 10:05PMLondon
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09:00AMLeeds4h15 01:15PMLondon
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04:25PMLeeds4h20 08:45PMLondon
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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

National Express 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. Trains operated by East Midlands 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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London is approximately 168 miles (271 km) away from Leeds.

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