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London to Leeds

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1 suggested route to go from London to Leeds by train, car, bus

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How to go from London to Leeds ?

Trip London Leeds

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance170 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from London to Leeds and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between London Leeds? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Simply enter your travel date to Leeds and Vivanoda does the rest. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of National Express, East Coast, Blablacar, MegaBus, Northern Rail, CrossCountry, Grand Central or East Midlands Trains to reach Leeds.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

London to Leeds bus

Are you looking for a bus from London to Leeds? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may still have doubts to get to Leeds by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Leeds.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between London and Leeds to offer cheaper fares.
  • The fleet of MegaBus or National Express coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the London Leeds road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from London to Leeds watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that operate the line London Leeds have toilets and comfortable reclining seats in order to make you travel in optimal conditions.

Coach companies on the London Leeds trip

MegaBus and National Express are the coach companies operating the bus line London Leeds with direct service.

MegaBus London LeedsNational Express London Leeds

Departure bus stations in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Leeds' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Leeds

When you arrive in Leeds, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Leeds

Train London to Leeds

Is there a direct train bound for Leeds from London?

Yes, it is possible to go from London to Leeds by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Leeds and there may be fewer direct trains from London on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Leeds train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train London Leeds

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the London-Leeds route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

London Leeds train companies

There are 2 carriers that operate rail journeys between London and Leeds: East Coast and East Midlands Trains.
East Coast London LeedsEast Midlands Trains London Leeds

Departure train stations in London

  • London Kings Cross
  • London St Pancras

Arrival train stations in Leeds

  • Leeds

Carpool from London to Leeds

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey London-Leeds with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for London-Leeds rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Leeds!

When you are about to book a London-Leeds ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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