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London to Leeds bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.36
Shortest Duration4h 10m
Trips per day13
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from London to Leeds cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Leeds were $10.25.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Leeds is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 7 days out, tickets are on average $6.16 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from London to Leeds?

The distance between London and Leeds is approximately 169.37 miles, or 272.51 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by bus from London to Leeds?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from London to Leeds is on Monday. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Friday is typically when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Friday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from London to Leeds?

On average there are 13 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Leeds, with an average of 8.765 trips per day and 49.667 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from London to Leeds. Of the 13 trips there are 11 trips that are direct connections to Leeds.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from London to Leeds start at $37.93.

2 carriers offer London to Leeds bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from London to Leeds from $7.36. There are 8.764706 trips per day offered by Megabus from London to Leeds and you can expect on average to pay $14.10 for a Megabus ticket to Leeds. In London, Megabus departs to Leeds from Victoria Coach Station, In Leeds, Megabus arrives at Leeds Coach Station and one other station.

An average trip on Megabus from London to Leeds takes 4 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Leeds in 4 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 8.714286 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $14.96 for a weekend trip to Leeds.

Avg. Time
4h 35m
Avg. Price
$14.10

National Express

Book National Express from London to Leeds from $9.99. There are 10.666667 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Leeds and you can expect on average to pay $20.73 for a National Express ticket to Leeds. In London, National Express departs to Leeds from Victoria Coach Station, In Leeds, National Express arrives at Bus Station and 3 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from London to Leeds takes 5 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Leeds in 4 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 8.5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.42 for a weekend trip to Leeds.

Avg. Time
5h 20m
Avg. Price
$20.73
Buses to Leeds depart from one main station in London:
  • Victoria Coach Station
Buses arrive in Leeds at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Leeds for trips arriving from London:
  • Leeds Coach Station
  • York St
  • Bus Station
  • 15 Harrogate Rd
  • University of Leeds, Parkinson Steps

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