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Hull to Leeds by train

It takes an average of 1h 5m to travel from Hull to Leeds by train, over a distance of around 49 miles (79 km). There are normally 44 trains per day travelling from Hull to Leeds and tickets for this journey start from £5.30 when you book in advance.

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From 53m


49 miles (79 km)


44 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £5.30

Train operators

TransPennine Express

Travelling by train from Hull to Leeds in less than an hour

Need more information on the journey from Hull to Leeds by train? We’ve got you covered!

Generally, it takes around 1 hour and 3 minutes to travel from Hull to Leeds by train. Although, the fastest services can take you there in as little as 54 minutes. Each day, there are around 67 trains running on this route, so you don’t need to make any changes along the way.

On this route, you’ll board a TransPennine Express train at Hull station. Once you’ve found your seat, you can begin to enjoy the onboard amenities, such as comfortable seating, luggage storage and free WiFi on most services. Fancy treating yourself? Upgrade to TransPennine Express First Class and you’ll take advantage of more spacious seating, reclining seats, power sockets and complimentary food and drink. In less than an hour, your train will arrive at Leeds station.

Once you’ve left the station, you’ll find yourself perfectly positioned in the heart of Leeds. From here, you can begin to explore the city’s most famous sights. Not sure where to begin? Take a look at our guide to the best things to do in Leeds including Leeds Art Gallery and Leeds City Museum. Also, if you’d like to explore the local area, read our guide to 8 of the best day trips from Leeds.

If you’d like to book cheap train tickets, try travelling during Off-Peak times, as tickets are normally cheaper during quieter travel times. If you travel by train frequently, why not get a Railcard? You’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

Eager to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from Hull to Leeds in our Journey Planner at the top of the page. Need more information about the journey? Keep reading for train timetables, FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Hull 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 Hull to Leeds take?

The average journey time by train between Hull and Leeds is 1 hour and 5 minutes, with around 44 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 Hull and Leeds by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hull to Leeds is 53 minutes.

How much does the train from Hull to Leeds cost?

Train ticket prices from Hull to Leeds can start from as little as £5.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Hull to Leeds?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hull to Leeds without having to change trains. There are 44 direct trains from Hull to Leeds each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Hull to Leeds leaves at 03:59. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hull to Leeds leaves at 23:08. 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 Hull and Leeds by train?

Trains travelling from Hull to Leeds cover a distance of around 49 miles (79 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leeds to Hull.

Cheap train tickets from Hull to Leeds

Train tickets from Hull to Leeds start at £5.30 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.

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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 Hull 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.

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

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