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There are 10 ways to get from Leeds to Croydon by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train LNER  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross

$41 - $61

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Bus  •  5 h 49 min

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

$21 - $26

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 51 min

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

$96 - $173

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Croydon 204.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

$90 - $229

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 19 min

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

$123 - $335

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$108 - $359

Fly Leeds Bradford to Southampton, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$105 - $271

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 24 min

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

$126 - $423

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$91 - $218

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Croydon is to bus which costs £16 - £20 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Croydon is to train which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent via Marble Arch Station Park Lane and West Norwood Bus Garage. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at East Croydon via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Croydon is 178 miles. The road distance is 204.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Croydon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Leeds to Croydon, including transfers.

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Leeds to Croydon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Leeds to Croydon train services, operated by LNER, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Croydon is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £20 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Croydon, England?

LNER operates a train from Leeds to Croydon hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leeds to Croydon hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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
Greater Anglia
South Western Railway
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Leeds to Croydon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Marble Arch station.

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Leeds to Croydon train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Croydon is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Leeds to Croydon.

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

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There are 8579+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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