York to Leeds by train
Travelling from York to Leeds by train
Fast trains from York to Leeds take around 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 35 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Leeds.
1. Are there direct trains from York to Leeds?
Direct trains from York to Leeds have been found.
We usually find around 93 direct trains on the route from York to Leeds every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 80 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from York to Leeds?
The York to Leeds train travel time is normally about 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the York to Leeds train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:39.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 07:12, and the last at 23:07.
What's the York to Leeds train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from York to Leeds are $3.75, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $3, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book York 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 York to Leeds by train.
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Which train companies operate between York and Leeds?
More than one train company operates on the route from York to Leeds, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Leeds to York by train