East Coast offers a direct train service between London Kings Cross and Leeds every hour at 03 and 33 minutes past the hour and journeys take just under two and a half hours. Additionally, Northern Rail and Grand Central offer indirect services. These trips take upwards of two and a half hours.
East Coast trains are equipped with a variety of amenities, including bicycle storage and free pet boarding, free Wi-Fi, a café bar, restaurant and at-seat dining for first class travellers.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
Journey information from London to Leeds
Train Fares from: £ 96.80
Fastest route: 2h 11m
Slowest route: 2h 13m
Average Journey Time: 2h 12m
Train per day: Around 48
Virgin Trains East Coast
How long does it take to travel from London to Leeds by train?
The average journey time between London and Leeds is 2 hours 12 minutes. The fastest journey time is 2 hours 11 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 48 trains per day travelling from London to Leeds. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from London to Leeds?
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Leeds without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Leeds.
What time are the first and last train from London to Leeds?
The first train from London to Leeds departs at .
The last train from London to Leeds departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.