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Leeds to Runcorn by train

  • First train
    04:49
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 37m
  • Distance
    90 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leeds to Runcorn by train

Fast trains from Leeds to Runcorn take around 1 hour and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 90 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeds and Runcorn.

1. Are there direct trains from Leeds to Runcorn?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Leeds to Runcorn every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Leeds to Runcorn train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Runcorn is usually scheduled to depart Leeds around 04:49 and the last train is around 22:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeds around 07:10, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Leeds to Runcorn 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 Leeds to Runcorn by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leeds and Runcorn?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport for Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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 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.