Cheap Train Tickets to Leeds

Trains to Leeds: City Guide

Leeds is one of the biggest and busiest cities in the north, as well as in the UK as a whole. Easily reached by train from other British major towns and cities, one of the most regular lines serving Leeds is the London to Leeds routes. Millennium Square is the city's social hub. Buzzing with a variant of plays alternating attractions. Pop-up markets, street shows and exhibitions all take place here throughout the year. If you're more of a shopper, head to the Victorian Quarter. Here you'll find some of the best designer boutiques among some stunning period architecture.


Main train providers and routes to Leeds

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Trains to Leeds: Train providers & Ticket Information


Which train providers go to Leeds? Virgin Trains, Cross Country, First Transpennine Express and Northern Rail.

Which cities can I get the train to Leeds from? You can catch the train from cities such as London, Cardiff, Bristol, Halifax, Manchester, Edinburgh, Newcastle and much more.

When is the best time to book a ticket to Leeds? Train ticket prices can vary depending on your location. But booking from 6-8 weeks in advance is the key to finding cheap train tickets to Leeds.

When is most expensive time to catch the train to Leeds? The most pricey time to travel by train to Leeds is in the morning between 9:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m.

Train information and getting to the city centre


What is the main train station in Leeds? Leeds City Railway Station is the main arrival point for those travelling to the city by train.

How to get from Leeds Station to the city centre? Getting from Leeds station into the centre is simple. There is a car park at the station with pick-up and drop-off points, as well as a taxi rank. From Monday to Saturday there is a bus service to the city centre.

What is a fast fact about Leeds Train Station? The station is the third busiest railway station in the UK outside of London.

Travelling from London: Trains to Leeds information


If travelling from London, trains depart every 30 minutes from King's Cross St. Pancras with direct journeys available and taking a little over two hours to complete. Virgin Trains is the service that will take you from King's Cross to Leeds train station, but East Midlands trains also go from St Pancras to the city, and it is served on Cross Country routes as well. Trains typically run from 5.00 a.m. until 11.30 p.m.




Local Time 05:50
Pound Sterling
Population 455,100
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Languages English

How expensive is Leeds?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Leeds costs 16.5% more than in the rest of the country.


Prices in Leeds are on average 4.1% higher than in the other cities in United Kingdom.

Public Transport

Public transport in Leeds costs around 18.9% more than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Leeds is about the same price on average compared to the rest of United Kingdom.

Trains to Leeds

via Lincoln Central Newark North Gate Doncaster Leeds Railway Station
duration: 01:49 hrs
first: 07:59
last: 07:59
earliest: 09:48
last: 09:48
  • Lincoln Central
  • Newark North Gate
  • Doncaster
  • Leeds Railway Station


23/12/2015 07:59 - 09:48 £10.20
via Nottingham Newark Castle Newark North Gate Leeds Railway Station
duration: 02:22 hrs
first: 19:29
last: 19:29
earliest: 21:51
last: 21:51
  • Nottingham
  • Newark Castle
  • Newark North Gate
  • Leeds Railway Station


14/11/2015 19:29 - 21:51 £17.23
via Glasgow Queen Street Edinburgh Waverley Leeds Railway Station
duration: 04:04 hrs
first: 19:30
last: 09:00
earliest: 00:47
last: 13:04
  • Glasgow Queen Street
  • Edinburgh Waverley
  • Leeds Railway Station


12/11/2015 19:30 - 00:47 £35.60
22/11/2015 09:00 - 13:04 £63.47