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There are 9 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Leeds by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train LNER  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$30 - $50

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Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$20 - $53

7 alternative options

Train Grand Central  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Wakefield Kirkgate
  2. Take the train from Wakefield Kirkgate to Leeds

$90 - $145

Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leeds

$90 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Leeds 195.3 miles

$40 - $65

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

$84 - $223

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$116 - $328

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$108 - $374

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

$103 - $273

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Leeds is to bus which costs £15 - £45 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Leeds is to train which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from King's Cross Station to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Leeds. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Leeds is 169 miles. The road distance is 195.3 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £25 - £40.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Leeds takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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King's Cross Station to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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King's Cross Station to Leeds train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Leeds is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £25 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £45 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 168.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Leeds, England?

LNER operates a train from King's Cross Station to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Grand Central
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Single
$130 - $190
London Underground (Tube)
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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King's Cross Station to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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King's Cross Station to Leeds train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Cross Station to Leeds is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from King's Cross Station to Leeds.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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