There are 11 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 via London Kings Cross  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds National Express / ...

$30 - $64

9 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Leeds

$56 - $79

Train East Midlands Trains  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Leeds

$69 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds 235.5 miles

$50 - $75

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  3 h 55 min

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

$106 - $265

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$134 - $365

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$123 - $398

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 13 min

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

$119 - $296

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$154 - $455

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$102 - $236

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds is to bus which costs £22 - £50 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £30 - £55.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Leeds is 308 km. The road distance is 377 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Leeds via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Leeds via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Leeds, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 49 min.

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 20 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Stevenage to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 36 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
$85 - $130
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 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
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