There are 6 ways to get from Leeds to York by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to York

$9 - $50

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Rideshare  •  49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leeds to York 26.3 miles

$3 - $7

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Blossom Street (Odeon Building) 840 / ...

$6 - $10

Night train  •  23 min

  1. Take the night train from Leeds to York

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leeds to York 24.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to York 24.3 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) station and arriving at York, Blossom Street (Odeon Building). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeds and arriving at York. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Leeds and York is 22 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to York without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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The train from Leeds to York takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Leeds to York bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station).

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Leeds to York train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to York is to train which takes 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43 min.

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Leeds to York bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at York, Blossom Street (Odeon Building) station.

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Leeds to York train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at York station.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to York.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

TransPennine Express operates a train from Leeds to York every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 22 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Yorkshire Coastliner operates a bus from Leeds to York every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 43 min. National Express also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Blossom Street (Odeon Building)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
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 York
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to York is 24 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Leeds to York.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leeds and York. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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