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

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 47 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross

$41 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 44 min

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

$24 - $29

8 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 44 min

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

$62 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Croydon 204.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow, Tube, train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$95 - $239

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 43 min

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

$108 - $282

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 4 min

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

$146 - $423

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 13 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 £18 - £22 and takes 5 h 44 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 47 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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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Leeds to Croydon, including transfers.

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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 Tulse Hill, Thurlow Park Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 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 47 min.

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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 $18 - $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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
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 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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

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