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Leeds to Harrogate by train

It takes an average of 33m to travel from Leeds to Harrogate by train, over a distance of around 14 miles (22 km). There are normally 67 trains per day travelling from Leeds to Harrogate and tickets for this journey start from £3 when you book in advance.

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Last train


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Journey time

From 28m


14 miles (22 km)


67 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £3

Train operators

London North Eastern Railway

Travelling from Leeds to Harrogate by train

Planning to take the train from Leeds to Harrogate and need more information about the journey? You’ve come to the right place! 

Usually, the journey from Leeds to Harrogate by train takes around 33 minutes, although the fastest services can take as little as 30 minutes. You can expect to find 59 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! As there are direct trains available, you don’t need to worry about making any changes during your journey.  

If you’re travelling on this route, you’ll board a London North Eastern Railway (LNER) train at Leeds station. Once you’ve settled in your seat, you can begin to enjoy the onboard amenities, such as power sockets, free WiFi and comfortable seating. Fancy treating yourself? Upgrade to LNER First Class and take advantage of all the benefits of Standard Class, as well as reclining seats, larger tables and complimentary food and drink. After just half an hour, your train will arrive at Harrogate station.  

Once you’ve left the station, you’re just a short walk from Harrogate town centre. Here, you’ll find some of the town’s most famous sights, such as the Royal Pump Museum, Valley Gardens and Betty’s Tea Rooms.  

Want to buy cheap train tickets? Travel at Off-Peak times, as tickets are usually cheaper during quieter travel times on weekdays and weekends. If you frequently travel by train, why not get a Railcard? You’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. 

Eager to book? There’s no need to wait! Head to our Journey Planner at the top of the page and start your search for cheap train tickets from Leeds to Harrogate. For more information, check out train timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Leeds and Harrogate is 33 minutes, with around 67 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 Leeds and Harrogate by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Leeds to Harrogate is 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Leeds to Harrogate cost?

Train ticket prices from Leeds to Harrogate can start from as little as £3 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 Leeds to Harrogate?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Leeds to Harrogate without having to change trains. There are 67 direct trains from Leeds to Harrogate each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

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

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

The last train from Leeds to Harrogate leaves at 23:39. 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 Leeds and Harrogate by train?

Trains travelling from Leeds to Harrogate cover a distance of around 14 miles (22 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Harrogate

Train tickets from Leeds to Harrogate start at £3 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 Leeds to Harrogate 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.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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