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    Leeds
    Platform 8
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
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    Platform 8 estimated
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    London Kings Cross
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    Leeds
    Platform 7A estimated
    09:18
    Leeds
    Platform 7A estimated
    09:54
    York
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:02
    York
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:22
    London Kings Cross
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    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
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    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
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Journey information from Leeds to London Kings Cross

  • Train Fares from: £16
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Leeds to London Kings Cross train times information

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) operates a direct service twice an hour at 05 and 40 from Leeds to London Kings Cross, taking approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes journey time. Alternatively, there is an indirect route calling at Leeds station at 13.12 and 14.12 changing at York via Transpennine Express, lasting the same journey time.

First-class passengers on London North Eastern Railway (LNER) can have an array of hot meals served to their seats while standard class have the choice of a range of sandwiches, snacks and breakfast options.

Transpennine Express catering service offers food to their passengers between 7am and 7pm.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
  • How long does it take to travel from Leeds to London Kings Cross by train?

    The average journey time between Leeds and London Kings Cross is . On an average weekday, there are 44 trains travelling from Leeds to London Kings Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Leeds to London Kings Cross by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Leeds to London Kings Cross 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 Kings Cross?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Leeds and London Kings Cross?

    The distance between Leeds and London Kings Cross is 167 miles.

    Distance: 167 miles
  • What time is the first train from Leeds to London Kings Cross?

    The first train from Leeds to London Kings Cross departs at .

    What time is the last train from Leeds to London Kings Cross?

    The last train from Leeds to London Kings Cross 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 Kings Cross timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Leeds to London Kings Cross for Friday 29th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
08:1510:312h 16m, direct
09:1511:312h 16m, direct
09:1812:223h 4m, 1 change
10:1512:302h 15m, direct
11:1513:312h 16m, direct

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

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