Croydon to Leeds by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:47
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 8m

Travelling from Croydon to Leeds by train

The fastest trains from Croydon to Leeds take around 3 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 287 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Croydon and Leeds.

Journeys between Croydon and Leeds usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 51 departures on the route from Croydon to Leeds every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 67 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Croydon around 05:17 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Croydon around 06:25, and the last at 21:38.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Croydon to Leeds train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Croydon to Leeds by train.

Which trains operate between Croydon and Leeds?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Croydon to Leeds, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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