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Bournemouth to Leeds by train

It takes an average of 6h 43m to travel from Bournemouth to Leeds by train, over a distance of around 212 miles (342 km). There are normally 30 trains per day traveling from Bournemouth to Leeds and tickets for this journey start from $56.80 when you book in advance.

First train

05:06

Last train

23:12

Departure station

Bournemouth

Arrival station

Leeds

Journey time

From 5h 16m

Distance

212 miles (342 km)

Frequency

30 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $56.80

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, South Western Railway, London North Eastern Railway

Taking the train from Bournemouth to Leeds in 5 hours 16 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Bournemouth to Leeds? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 6 hours 43 minutes to travel the 342 km from Bournemouth to Leeds by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 16 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 30 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Bournemouth to Leeds start from $56.80 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Leeds? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

FAQs for Bournemouth to Leeds

Want to know more about your journey from Bournemouth to Leeds? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bournemouth to Leeds take?

The average journey time by train between Bournemouth and Leeds is 6 hours and 43 minutes, with around 30 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bournemouth and Leeds by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bournemouth to Leeds is 5 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Bournemouth to Leeds cost?

Train tickets from Bournemouth to Leeds can start from as little as $56.80 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bournemouth to Leeds?

No, there are no direct train services from Bournemouth to Leeds. Travelling from Bournemouth to Leeds by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Bournemouth to Leeds leave?

The first train from Bournemouth to Leeds leaves at 05:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bournemouth to Leeds leave?

The last train from Bournemouth to Leeds leaves at 23:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bournemouth and Leeds by train?

Trains travelling from Bournemouth to Leeds cover a distance of around 212 miles (342 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Leeds

Train tickets from Bournemouth to Leeds start at $56.80 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Bournemouth to Leeds is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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What are my ticket options for this journey?

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