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

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Train LNER  •  3 h 22 min

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

$69 - $102

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 777 / ...
  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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Train via Nottingham  •  6 h 5 min

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

$97 - $157

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

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

$35 - $55

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 8 min

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

$115 - $254

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

  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

$142 - $354

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 7 min

  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

$134 - $308

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  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

$130 - $396

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$145 - $439

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$85 - $317

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport, Coach Station and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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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 3 h 22 min.

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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 3 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min 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, arrive at Stansted Airport, Coach 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 3 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 15 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 Stansted Airport (STN) 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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 152.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leeds via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 6 h 15 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once 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
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$39
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $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
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, Coach Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 2 h 54 min 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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