There are 10 ways to get from León to London by train, plane, bus, car or car ferry

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

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Train to Bilbao, fly to London Heathrow  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Bilbao-Abando
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to London Heathrow (LHR) BIO - LHR

$137 - $305

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Bus via Bilbao  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Leon to Bilbao Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station

$84 - $156

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Train to Bilbao, fly to London Gatwick  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Bilbao-Abando
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to London Gatwick (LGW) BIO - LGW

$110 - $285

Train to Madrid, fly to London Heathrow  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAD - LHR

$148 - $401

Bus to Oviedo, fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Leon to Oviedo
  2. Fly from Oviedo (OVD) to London Stansted (STN) OVD - STN

$96 - $310

Train to Bilbao, fly to London Stansted  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Bilbao-Abando
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to London Stansted (STN) BIO - STN

$115 - $280

Train, bus to A Coruna, fly to London Heathrow  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Astorga
  2. Take the bus from Astorga to A Coruña
  3. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to London Heathrow (LHR) LCG - LHR

$116 - $348

Train  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Leon to Hendaye Ic
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$275 - $485

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 37 min

  1. Drive from León to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$148 - $540

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Leon to Londres Victoria Coach Station

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leon and arriving at Londres Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between León and London is 1072 km.

The best way to get from León to London without a car is to train which takes 15 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from León to London, including transfers.

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León to London bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Leon station.

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The best way to get from León to London is to train which takes 15 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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León to London bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Londres Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1 h behind León. It is currently 8:17 AM in León and 7:17 AM in London.

British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Iberia and Air France offer flights from Bilbao Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Map of how to get from León to London.
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  • Distance: 670.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 min

What companies run services between León, Spain and London, England?

You can take a train from León to London via Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 15 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from León to London via Bilbao in around 28 h 30 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from A Coruna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Madrid to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Oviedo to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Bilbao to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bilbao to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Astorga
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Eurostar
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Leon to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Astorga to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Leon to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $140
Car
$330 - $470

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