Trains from London to Leeds

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Wed 24 Jan

10:35 12:48
£29
02:13 hrs

Thu 25 Jan

10:35 12:48
£29
02:13 hrs

Fri 26 Jan

09:35 11:50
£44
02:15 hrs

Sat 27 Jan

08:06 10:14
£37
02:08 hrs

Sun 28 Jan

08:22 11:24
£29
03:02 hrs

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London to Leeds Train Information

Avg. Train Duration2h 16m
Trains arrive inLeeds
Trains depart fromLondon
Train Ticket Price£ 24.68
Distance272 km
Train Companies
  • East Coast

What train companies travel from London to Leeds

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board East Coast trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on East Coast trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on East Coast trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for East Coast trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on East Coast trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board East Midlands Trains trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on East Midlands Trains trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on East Midlands trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for East Midlands trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on East Midlands Trains trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


Quick Guide: Trains from London to Leeds

Average Price: £15.00
Trains per day: ~ 20
Changes: Direct
Average Time: 2h20
Fastest Route: 2h13
Slowest Route: 2h26

Direct trains from London to Leeds leave at half hourly intervals throughout the day. The first train from London to Leeds leaves in the early hours of the morning and the last is late in the evening. The service is provided by Virgin East Coast and a typical journey takes just over two hours.

 

 

Which train companies go from London to Leeds?

Trains from London to Leeds are operated by Virgin Trains East Coast.

How long is the train from London to Leeds?

Trains from London to Leeds take roughly 2 hours and 20 minutes, but can be 5 minutes faster or slower depending on the time of departure. The London to Leeds train is a direct route so no changes are required.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Leeds?

Trains from London to Leeds run every 30 minutes throughout the day, with the first train departing at 5.50 a.m. and the last train departing at 11.30 p.m.

What facilities are available on trains from London to Leeds?

Facilities on trains from London to Leeds for standard ticket holders include wheelchair accessible toilets, Wi-Fi access, a foodbar, reserved and priority seating, and power sockets for electronic equipment. Luggage is limited to three pieces per passenger and those with pets can bring up to two dogs, cats or other small domestic pets on board.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Leeds?

Departure Station: Trains from London to Leeds depart from Kings Cross Station located in the north inner city. The Bakerloo, Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Hammersmith & City and District and Circle lines all stop at Kings Cross. Local bus services including the 46, 10 and 73 also stop close to the station entrance and there is a drop-off area for taxis.

Arrival Station: Trains from London to Leeds will arrive at Leeds main station. The station is in the heart of the city centre and it is easy to reach any part of Leeds using local bus services such as First. Leeds CityBus takes visitors around the city centre tourist spots at regular intervals during the day though most attractions are within walking distance of the station. Taxis are readily available and are happy to take passengers to any part of the city.

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