Gatwick Airport to Leeds by train

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  • Fastest journey
    3hr 20m
  • Distance
    308 kilometres
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Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Leeds take around 3 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 308 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Leeds.

1. Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Leeds?

Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Leeds usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 88 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport 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 95 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Gatwick Airport to Leeds?

The Gatwick Airport to Leeds train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Gatwick Airport to Leeds train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:20 and the last train is around 22:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:21, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Gatwick Airport 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 Gatwick Airport to Leeds by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Leeds?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • 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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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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