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Things to do in Leeds
We have selected for you a list of 6 things that you can visit in Leeds.
As travel specialists, we are aware that trying to organize a trip and finding all the information regarding a specific city can last for hours. We would like to help you by providing some points of interests, whether you are coming for a day or for holidays.
Every year, many visitors are visiting Leeds. If you are looking to visit one of the most essential attraction of the city, you have to visit Thackray Medical Museum. If you have the time, we will also suggest you to visit Royal Armouries or Leeds City Museum to complete your visit.
Another noteworthy place that you may want to visit is Leeds Art Gallery if you want to know more about this destination.
Tropical World is also a touristic site that we will recommend you to see if you have spare time during your trip.
Lastly, if you're still curious in discovering more about Leeds, Armley Mills - Leeds Industrial Museum can be the final stage of your trip. While people may not consider it as the most important thing to do, it will help you get a full picture of the city and its character.
Transport operators from London to Leeds
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route London to Leeds.
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Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
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Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from London to Leeds by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to Leeds. Your London to Leeds train ticket is just few clicks away!
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Departure and arrival for your train travel
London city has several stations available for your departure:London Waterloo train station, London St Pancras train station, London Stratford international train station, London New Barnet train station, London Bexley train station, London Enfield Town train station, London Harrow & Wealdstone train station, London Victoria train station, London Liverpool Street train station, London Bridge train station, London Charing Cross train station, London Euston train station, London Paddington train station, London King's Cross train station, London Fenchurch Street train station, London Southall train station, London Surbiton train station.
After 2h15m of journey you arrive at the Leeds train station, located near the city centre.
Leeds train station
Train ticket types for your travel
Train tickets may look a bit elaborate at first sight but it's easy to apprehend how it is working. To start, there are three main rail tickets types available in the England for your train London to Leeds: Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets.
National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your London Leeds train ticket.
Why should I buy a railcard?
In order to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of 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, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a London Leeds ticket is £31.32 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £31.32: £88/£31.32 = 2.81. You will need to make approximately 3 trips from Leeds to London (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.
How much do I need to pay for a railcard?
The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save a third off most rail fares for a complete year.
(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|
|London to Leeds train||£31.32||£20.88||£10.44||2.82|
(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
Travel information for your train journey
Route London to Leeds
|Arrival city||Leeds, England|
|Departure city||London, England|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £15.50|
Which operators can I use?
There are many rail operators across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting London in England to Leeds in England as well as the rail company for this journey.
How far is it by train?
Travelling by train is a fast and easy solution to go to Leeds from London. The average journey duration between London to Leeds is 2h15m to travel the 169 miles.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
We found trains from £15.50 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how much time in advance you book your ticket.
You have the availability to purchase your London to Leeds train ticket in three different ways:
Gopili helps you get cheap train tickets from London to Leeds by comparing journey times and fares across all train companies. You can also sort the results by price, duration, departure time to find the ticket that suits your requirements. Need to find the cheapest fare for the way back? Check the prices of train tickets Leeds to London using our travel search engine and find the best deal.
Many trains run from London to Leeds, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
It could be easy to get cheap train tickets London to Leeds. If you're following these few tips, you can always find cheap train tickets for your route.
Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
The cost for train tickets London to Leeds will increase as the date gets closer. According to our data, if you purchase your seat 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £22 while when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend a minimum of £63 for your trip. Thus, you can save 66% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.
The figures are based on the best prices found over the last six months when booking in advance versus at the last minute.