There are 9 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds by train, bus, car 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.

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$33 - $53

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Bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$21 - $53

7 alternative options

Line 46 bus, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to St Pancras International 46
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leeds

$93 - $133

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Leeds 192.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

$87 - $222

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$115 - $322

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$135 - $407

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$109 - $375

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 40 min

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

$135 - $325

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds is to bus which costs £15 - £40 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds is to train which costs £24 - £45 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Leeds is 169 miles. The road distance is 192.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £24 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £24 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £40 and takes 5 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs £65 - £170 and takes 2 h 59 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 Paddington Station 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 Paddington Station to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 168.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Leeds, England?

LNER operates a train from London Paddington Station to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station 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
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 Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Single
$130 - $190
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 19 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 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 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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