London to Leeds by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Leeds by train
Fast trains from London to Leeds take around 2 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 271 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Leeds.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Leeds?
Direct trains from London to Leeds have been found.
We usually find around 56 direct trains on the route from London to Leeds every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 48 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Leeds?
The London to Leeds train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Leeds train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:50 and the last train is around 23:33.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:55, and the last at 22:35.
What's the London to Leeds train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Leeds are $21.66.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $28 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $36. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Leeds by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Leeds?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Leeds, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Leeds to London by train