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from London to Leeds

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

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To get from London to Leeds on Jun 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station4h20 01:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$81One-way
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09:00AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station4h20 01:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$81One-way
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10:30AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station4h20 02:50PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$81One-way
04:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station4h45 08:45PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$81One-way
12:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station4h20 04:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$81One-way

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Wed
Jun 16
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$8National Express
Thu
Jun 17
$37London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Fri
Jun 18
$75London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
$91London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sun
Jun 20
$91London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Mon
Jun 21
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jun 22
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Wed
Jun 23
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Thu
Jun 24
$63London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Fri
Jun 25
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jun 26
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sun
Jun 27
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Mon
Jun 28
$46London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jun 29
$46London 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
$3Flixbus
Sat
Jul 3
$37London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Sun
Jul 4
$37London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
Mon
Jul 5
$37London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
Tue
Jul 6
$37London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus

General Information About the Journey from London to Leeds

About 186 miles (300 km) apart, the journey from London to Leeds can be made direct by bus or train for travelers in the UK. There are also flights available. Flying takes around 1 hour, which is fairly comparable to taking the bus or train once you factor in traveling to the airport and waiting times.

Return journeys from Leeds to London are also available.

How to get from London to Leeds

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Leeds, 66,88% 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 London to Leeds 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 London to Leeds

Buses from London to Leeds depart from Victoria Coach station and arrive at Leeds Coach Station. National Express offers direct buses that depart at least once every hour. Travel times range from 4 hours to 5.5 hours for journeys requiring a larger number of stops. The first bus of the day departs around 7:00 a.m. continuing until around 11:30 p.m.

Trains from London to Leeds

East Coast trains take passengers between London Kings Cross Station and Leeds on direct services. The journey time for trains from London to Leeds is just over 2 hours with services running twice each hour. Departures begin just before 6:00 a.m. and continue until around 11:30 p.m.

Flights from London to Leeds

Flights from London to Leeds are operated by premium airline British Airways and low cost airline Flybe. British Airways offers around three services each day between Heathrow and Leeds Bradford with a total journey time of just one hour. Flybe offers both direct services from London City and also those requiring a connection to be made. Flights begin just before 7:00 a.m. and continue until around 7:30 p.m. each day.

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FAQs
How do I reach Leeds from London?

There are 3 ways to travel to Leeds from London including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the distance from London to Leeds?

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

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

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

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

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

  • You can travel by bus between London and Leeds with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus London to Leeds tickets for $6 (€5) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Leeds from London with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway London to Leeds tickets for $46 (€36) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between London and Leeds?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Leeds?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Leeds? Many Omio customers who go from London to Leeds usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Glasgow or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore Manchester, Glasgow or Liverpool from Leeds, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between London and Leeds online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $6 (€5) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $46 (€36) one way on average.

But we recommend booking London to Leeds 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 get from London to Leeds?

The cheapest way to go to Leeds from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeds:

Taking a bus is about $40 (€31) less than taking a train, which costs on average $46 (€36) for this route.

What is the fastest way from London to Leeds?

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

Other travel options to Leeds can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 35 min  of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 13 min  on average.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus 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.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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