There are 11 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Leeds by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train LNER  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

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

$20 - $54

9 alternative options

Train Grand Central  •  2 h 29 min

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

$88 - $141

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

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

$65 - $192

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$92 - $292

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

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

$113 - $377

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 56 min

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

$108 - $278

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$90 - $218

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

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

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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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
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
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators

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