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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Leeds London train ticket.

  • In order to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to calculate how many journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Leeds London ticket is £28.17 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £28.17: £88/£28.17 = 3.12. You will need to make on average 4 trips from London to Leeds (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Leeds to London train £28.17 £18.78 £9.39 3.13

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

Train ticket types for your travel

Rail tickets may look a bit complicated at first sight but it's simple to understand their functioning. To introduce, there are three main rail tickets types accessible in the England for your train Leeds to London: Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets.

  • Advance Ticket : They are a great way to get discount train tickets. These tickets are accessible up to 12 weeks before travel and offer the biggest discounts. To take advantage of these tickets you must book ahead: the earlier you purchase, the cheaper the train costs are! Advance tickets Leeds to London are always sold as singles, but if you want to book tickets for a return trip, just make reservation two Advance tickets. These tickets are only valid for the date and train they are booked for. Also, these tickets cannot be refunded but can be amended before departure.
  • Off-Peak Ticket : If you prefer more flexibility than an Advance train ticket, the Off-Peak train tickets could be for you. These tickets are flexible and used at “off peak” hours of the day. They are cheaper than the Anytime ticket and still give the flexibility of going on any Off-peak trains. They can be booked any time before travelling, even at the last minute. Off-Peak train tickets are efficient at any time of the day on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays and after around 09:30 on Mondays to Fridays.
  • Anytime ticket : Anytime train tickets are fully flexible and they can be utilized on any train, at any time, on any day. They offer complete security when you can't be sure of your travel times, or if you need to change the day you go. Anytime train tickets are more costly than advance or Off-Peak but they are eligible for refunds.
  • For your information more ticket types exist in the England to travel to London, like Super-Off-Peak tickets, Season tickets, Rover and Rangers tickets…

Things to do in London

We have compiled for you a list of 6 things that you can visit in London.

  • Tower Bridge
  • British Museum
  • View from the Shard
  • Big Ben
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Abbey Road Studios

If you're visiting London for the first time and you do not really know the places that you can do during your time over there, we're here to help. Your itinerary will obviously depend on how much time you got as well as your areas of interest but the team at Gopili helps you find the famous places in London.

Tower Bridge is probably among the most important attractions for visitors. You can also plan to explore Big Ben or British Museum which are usually recommended by the people who have already explored the city.

Another noteworthy location that you can discover is Madame Tussauds if you wish to find out more about the city.

View from the Shard is also a place that we will recommend you to see if you got spare time during your trip.

At last, if you're still looking to find out more about London, Abbey Road Studios can be the final stage of your trip. Even though people might not consider it as the most important thing to do, it will help you get a complete view of the city and its history.

How to find cheap train tickets Leeds to London ?

Finding cheap train tickets can be challenging as train travel can be expensive. Therefore we wanted to give our tricks to find cheap train tickets Leeds to London.

The earlier you purchase your ticket the cheaper it is. You can save up to 80% on your train ticket by booking 12 weeks before the date of departure. Why? Because train providers can release advance tickets up to 90 days prior the departure and it is often at this time that you will have the best fare.

In order to find cheap train tickets, you have to avoid the peak train times between 06:30 to 09:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Consider different times and your train ticket Leeds to London will be cheaper.

If you already know at what time you want to take the return journey, you should have a look at the price of two single tickets as they may work out cheaper than a return. The only rule is to use the exact train you booked.

Splitting your ticket for your journey to London is another way to reduce the cost. It is totally legal to split your ticket into multiple tickets covering the different sections of your journey, as long as the train you're using calls at the stations you've bought your tickets from.

Transport operators from Leeds to London

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Leeds to London.

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Best price found for train ticket from Leeds to London

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Leeds to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Leeds to London train ticket is just few clicks away!

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Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Leeds to London:

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Book cheap train from Leeds to London

You are able to book your Leeds to London train ticket in three different ways:

  • When buying your train tickets online, you can quickly compare train timetables and fares to make savings. Most train companies and online ticket retailers give the ability to do so. Once your ticket is purchased, you will receive a confirmation email along with your reference number that you will keep with your card to have your ticket at the station before you travel.
  • If you would rather have a chat with an advisor that will help you book your ticket, you can do so with most rail companies.
  • If you prefer to book your ticket at the station, you can do it either by yourself using the ticket vending machine and with an advisor. For your information, some smaller stations might not benefit from all these services.

Gopili helps you find cheap train tickets from Leeds to London by comparing journey times and prices across all rail operators. You can also sort the results by price, duration, departure time to find the ticket that suits your needs. Need to find the cheapest price for the return journey? Check the prices of train tickets London to Leeds using our travel search engine and get the best ticket.

Leeds - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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The table above shows the best prices found over the past six months depending on how many time in advance the train ticket is purchased. Booking your train from Leeds to London in advance should enable you to save money for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £15 when purchasing your ticket 2 months in advance which is 75% cheaper than the cheapest fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Travel information for your train journey

Leeds London train

Route Leeds to London

Leeds London train map

Train duration 2h19m
Arrival city London, England
Departure city Leeds, England
Distance 169 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £15.50

Which operators can I use?

There are a lot of train operators across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains connecting Leeds in England to London in England as well as the rail operator for this route.

How much times does it take?

Travelling by train is a quick and convenient option to get to London from Leeds. The average travel time from Leeds to London is 2h19m to cover the 169 miles.

How much does it costs?

We found tickets from £15.50 to travel in the next 30 days. Prices can change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.