There are 8 ways to get from Stratford to Leeds by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

£19 - £35

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Bus  •  6h 3m

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

£12 - £45

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Train via Sheffield  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds

£68 - £137

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Stratford to Leeds Coach Station 197.7 miles

£30 - £50

Subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the subway from Stratford station to Lancaster Gate station
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

£50 - £181

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4h 52m

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

£77 - £255

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 47m

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

£95 - £251

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  5h 26m

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

£72 - £330

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford to Leeds is to bus which costs £12 - £45 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford to Leeds is to train which costs £19 - £35 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stratford to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from London Bow and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stratford to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Stratford International and arriving at Leeds via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between Stratford and Leeds is 170 miles. The road distance is 197.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs £19 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Stratford to Leeds, including transfers.

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Stratford to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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Stratford to Leeds train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Leeds is to train which takes 2h 52m and costs £19 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £45 and takes 6h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Stratford to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Stratford, England and Leeds, England?

LNER operates a train from Stratford to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford to Leeds Coach Station hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £330
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£16 - £23
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£24 - £35
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£29 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £90
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Single
£80 - £120
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Single
£13 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Single
£18 - £27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Single
£26 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £23
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £55
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
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £24
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Book at
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Leeds
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
Megabus UK

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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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Stratford to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Stratford to Leeds train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Leeds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stratford to Leeds is 198 miles. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Stratford to Leeds.

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

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