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

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$33 - $53

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Bus  •  5h 40m

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

$20 - $53

7 alternative options

Line 46 bus, train  •  4h 19m

  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 Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds

$86 - $168

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Leeds 192.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford  •  2h 55m

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

$82 - $217

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3h 56m

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

$114 - $322

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  4h 45m

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

$135 - $407

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 57m

  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

$129 - $319

Fly London City to Newcastle, train  •  5h 11m

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

$119 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds is to bus which costs £15 - £45 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Leeds is to fly which costs £60 - £170 and takes 2h 55m.

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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 5h 40m.

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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 3h and costs £25 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3h 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 3h and costs £25 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £45 and takes 5h 40m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £170 and takes 2h 55m.

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

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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: 3h

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 2h 11m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London City to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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 Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice 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
39m
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
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 10 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
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Leeds is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from London Paddington Station to Leeds.

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

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There are 574+ hotels available in Leeds. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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