There are 10 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train LNER  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$36 - $59

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Bus  •  6 h 38 min

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

$26 - $59

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 52 min

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

$98 - $179

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds 201.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

$93 - $234

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$120 - $334

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 36 min

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

$110 - $283

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$106 - $373

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$123 - $419

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 32 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

$92 - $223

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road, Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Leeds. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Leeds via Stratford International, London St Pancras International and Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Leeds is 173 miles. The road distance is 201.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 38 min.

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

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 173 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Leeds, England?

LNER operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39 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 Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 - $28
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
Greater Anglia
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leeds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds.

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

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