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London to Leeds by bus

The journey from London to Leeds by bus is 169.36 mi and takes 5 hrs 39 mins. There are 235 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:25 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Leeds by bus for as little as £4.64 or as much as £60.25. The best price for this journey is £4.64.

Lowest Price£4.64
Journey Duration5 hrs 39 mins
Connection per Day235
Lowest Price£4.64
Highest Price£60.25
First Departure00:25
Last Departure23:59
Distance169.36 mi
CarriersMegabus, National Express

London to Leeds Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from London to Leeds. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much does it cost to get from London to Leeds by bus?

When you're traveling from London to Leeds, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £24.45. You might be able to find prices as low as £4.64, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Leeds. On average, though, you'll pay about £24.45 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from London to Leeds by bus?

With a distance of 169.36 mi between London and Leeds, it will usually take 5 hrs 39 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 5 hrs 39 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between London and Leeds runs for about 169.36 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hrs 39 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hrs 40 mins. If you are trying to get from London to Leeds as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Leeds?

If you want to get from London to Leeds, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 235 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 119 direct journeys between London and Leeds. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 116 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Leeds. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from London to Leeds
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Leeds.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Leeds, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Leeds.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book London to Leeds travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £3.94 to £13.80 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 71% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Leeds

The cheapest London - Leeds bus tickets can be found for as low as £5.76 if you’re lucky, or £8.34 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £10.75.

Find the best day to travel to Leeds by bus

When travelling to Leeds by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from London to Leeds
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London to Leeds CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Leeds?
A bus ticket from London to Leeds is £24.45. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £4.64.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Leeds?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Leeds is £4.64. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Leeds by bus?
London to Leeds is 169.36 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Leeds take?
London to Leeds is on average 5 hrs 39 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 40 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Leeds?
The bus journey from London to Leeds is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Leeds?
London to Leeds has 235 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Leeds leave?
The earliest bus from London to Leeds departs at 00:25. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Leeds depart?
The latest bus from London to Leeds departs at 23:59. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Leeds in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £4.64 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from London to Leeds?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Leeds. You can go from Gatwick Airport, London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London Heathrow Airport, London Bridge, London Southend Airport, London Euston, London Charing Cross, London Waterloo, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Victoria, London St Pancras, Waterloo, London Paddington, London City Airport, Southend Airport, London Stratford, London Hyde Park, Luton Airport and Stansted Airport and you can arrive at Leeds Great Wilson Street, Leeds York Street and Leeds Railway station.
How many direct connections depart from London to Leeds?
There are on average 119 direct connection(s) from London to go to Leeds.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Leeds by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Leeds is 3 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Leeds?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Leeds.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Leeds by bus?
The bus journey from London to Leeds creates 20.44kg of CO2 emissions.

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