London to Leeds Train
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Leeds is the third-largest city in the United Kingdom and the capital of West Yorkshire, England. The city of Leeds is the second-largest financial center and the second-largest legal center in the United Kingdom. It is an important economic, commercial, industrial, and cultural center in central England. It is one of the eight core cities in England. It is located between the geographic center of the United Kingdom, London, and Edinburgh. It is an important transportation hub in the UK.
The distance between London and Leeds is 169 miles. It is possible to travel from London to Leeds without having to change trains. The average journey time between London and Leeds is 3 hours 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 45 trains traveling from London to Leeds. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays. The fastest journey time by train is 2 hours 10 minutes. The first train from London to Leeds departs at 04:55. The last train from London to Leeds departs at 23:33.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) offers direct train services between London Kings Cross and Leeds at every 3 minutes and 33 minutes past the hour, taking just under 2h 30m or 2h 12m on the fastest service. New Azuma trains from LNER were introduced on the London to Leeds route in 2019. You can also travel from London to Leeds via indirect services in around 2h 30m with Grand Central Railway, TransPennine Express, or Northern Rail trains – usually with a change at York or Doncaster. LNER trains come with a variety of amenities, including free WiFi, space for five bicycles, free pet boarding, and a café/bar serving hot and cold drinks and snacks. If you’re traveling in First Class, you can enjoy at-seat dining and a complimentary meal or light bite.
The departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Leeds:
Departure train station: London King's Cross Station is situated on the northern side of central London, with Underground connections on six lines, bus services from Euston Road and a taxi stand at the front of the station. East Midlands Trains departures are from St Pancras, adjacent to King's Cross.
Arrival train station: Leeds Leeds Station has situated a five-minute walk southwest of the city's central shopping area, served by local bus stops on Bishopgate Street and New Station Street. Facilities include a taxi stand, left luggage office, and a number of restaurants and shops.
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