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

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  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$36 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

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

$24 - $57

8 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 12 min

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

$64 - $154

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 56 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 52 min

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

$121 - $334

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

$107 - $373

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 50 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

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$141 - $419

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 37 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

$93 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds is to bus which costs £17 - £45 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds is to train which costs £27 - £45 and takes 3 h 6 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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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leeds, including transfers.

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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 Canning Town, Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 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 Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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
24 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
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $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 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Greater Anglia
Bus operators

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