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Journey information from Leeds to London

  • Train Fares from: £16
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  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Leeds to London by train?

    The average journey time between Leeds and London is . On an average weekday, there are 48 trains travelling from Leeds to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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  • What is the fastest journey from Leeds to London by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Leeds to London cost?

    Train tickets from Leeds to London can start from as little as £16 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Leeds to London?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Leeds to London without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Leeds to London.

  • What is the distance between Leeds and London?

    The distance between Leeds and London is 169 miles.

    Distance: 169 miles
  • What time is the first train from Leeds to London?

    The first train from Leeds to London departs at .

    What time is the last train from Leeds to London?

    The last train from Leeds to London departs at .

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    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Leeds to London timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Leeds to London for Wednesday 27th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

05:0507:302h 25m, direct
05:1908:553h 36m, direct
06:0508:312h 26m, direct
06:3410:113h 37m, direct
06:4008:512h 11m, direct

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

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for Leeds to London by bus.

How to find cheap train tickets from Leeds to London

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**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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