It takes an average of 2h 23m to travel from Leeds to London by train, over a distance of around 169 miles (272 km). There are normally 47 trains per day traveling from Leeds to London and tickets for this journey start from $31.76 when you book in advance.
From 1h 59m
169 miles (272 km)
47 trains per day
Direct trains available
Want to find out more about taking the train from Leeds to London? Look no further.
You'll usually find 47 trains per day running between Leeds and London, which usually take 2 hours 23 minutes to complete the 272 km journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 59 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.
You can save money on train tickets from Leeds to London if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $31.76. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.
The average journey time by train between Leeds and London is 2 hours and 23 minutes, with around 47 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Leeds to London is 1 hour and 59 minutes.
Train tickets from Leeds to London can start from as little as $31.76 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Leeds to London without having to change trains. There are 47 direct trains from Leeds to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Leeds to London leaves at 04:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Leeds to London leaves at 20:45. 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.
Trains travelling from Leeds to London cover a distance of around 169 miles (272 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Leeds.
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