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There are 6 ways to get from Stratford to Leeds by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

£27 - £222

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Bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from London, London Finchley Rd to Leeds Uk002

£18 - £22

4 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  3h 21m

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

£92 - £232

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from Stratford to Leeds Coach Station 200.5 miles

£30 - £50

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4h 56m

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

£62 - £223

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4h 39m

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

£141 - £336

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford to Leeds is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford to Leeds is to train which costs £27 - £230 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stratford to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Stratford High Street Carpenters Road and arriving at Leeds via Oxford Circus, John Princes St Oxford Circus and London, London Finchley Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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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 48m.

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The distance between Stratford and Leeds is 170 miles. The road distance is 200.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stratford to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs £27 - £230.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Stratford to Leeds, including transfers.

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Stratford to Leeds bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London, London Finchley Rd 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 48m and costs £27 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £22 and takes 5h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Stratford to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

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

LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £210 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London, London Finchley Rd to Leeds 3 times a day. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £340
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £210
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
£75 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £110
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £22
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£19 - £29
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£21 - £26
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
TransPennine Express
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London, London Finchley Rd to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Stratford to Leeds bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leeds station.

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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 200 miles. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Stratford to Leeds.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 596+ hotels available in Leeds. Prices start at £75 per night.

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