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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Leeds

$68 - $102

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express

$28 - $42

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Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds 175.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

$109 - $249

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 14m

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

$141 - $354

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5h 9m

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

$128 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds is to bus which costs £21 - £35 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Leeds via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Leeds is 153 miles. The road distance is 175.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £35 and takes 6h 10m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 152.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Leeds, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds via Peterborough in around 3h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 6h 10m.

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
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
Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
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
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 Stansted Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
National Express

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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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds is 176 miles. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds.

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

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