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Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Leeds (LDS)

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38

train journeys
per day

167

miles (269 kms)

2hrs 25 mins

fastest journey

05:55 / 02:28

first / last train

33

direct trains

7

operators run

4

routes

Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Leeds (LDS)

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On a typical weekday there are 38 scheduled rail journeys between London Kings Cross and Leeds , with 33 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 5 possible journeys which require a change.

The distance by rail from London Kings Cross to Leeds is approximately 167 miles (269 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 3hrs 9 mins.

First TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink, Northern Rail, Great Northern, Grand Central, CrossCountry are the main train operating companies running services between London Kings Cross and Leeds.

There are 4 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being London Kings Cross to Leeds. The fastest journey time on this route takes 2hrs 25 mins.

Journeys from London Kings Cross to Leeds Today

  • Mon 4th Mar
    05:55
    2 hrs 28 mins Direct
    08:23
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    06:33
    2 hrs 19 mins Direct
    08:52
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    07:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    09:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    07:33
    2 hrs 12 mins Direct
    09:45
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    08:03
    2 hrs 14 mins Direct
    10:17
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    08:33
    2 hrs 14 mins Direct
    10:47
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    09:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    11:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    09:33
    2 hrs 12 mins Direct
    11:45
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    10:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    12:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    10:34
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    12:47
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    11:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    13:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    11:33
    2 hrs 12 mins Direct
    13:45
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    12:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    14:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    12:33
    2 hrs 15 mins Direct
    14:48
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    13:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    15:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    13:33
    2 hrs 12 mins Direct
    15:45
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    14:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    16:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    14:33
    2 hrs 19 mins Direct
    16:52
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    15:03
    2 hrs 13 mins Direct
    17:16
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds
  • Mon 4th Mar
    15:33
    2 hrs 16 mins Direct
    17:49
    London Kings Cross
    Leeds
    London Kings Cross to Leeds

About London Kings Cross Station

Station name London Kings Cross (KGX)
Address London Kings Cross station, Euston Road, London, Greater London, N1 9AL
Managed by NR

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday to Friday 06:00 - 22:00
Saturday 06:00 - 22:00
Sunday 07:45 - 22:00
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Available
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Available
ATM Machine Available

About Leeds Station

Station name Leeds (LDS)
Address Leeds station, New Station Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4DY
Managed by NR

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday 04:45 - 23:59
Tuesday 04:45 - 23:59
Wednesday 04:45 - 23:59
Thursday 04:45 - 23:59
Friday 04:45 - 23:59
Saturday 04:45 - 23:59
Sunday 06:45 - 22:30
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Unavailable
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Unavailable
ATM Machine Available

Frequently asked questions about trains between London Kings Cross and Leeds

The travel time between London Kings Cross and Leeds by train varies depending on the type of train and the route, but the average journey time is 3hrs 9 mins & the fastest journey takes 2hrs 25 mins.

The departure and arrival times for trains between London Kings Cross and Leeds vary depending on the day of the week and the type of train. Generally, there are around 38 departures and arrivals throughout the day. The first departure is 05:55, and the last train of the day leaves at 02:28.

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Amenities on trains between London Kings Cross and Leeds can include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, onboard catering, and comfortable seating.

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Yes! There are usually around 33 direct services per day from London Kings Cross to Leeds

First TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink, Northern Rail, Great Northern, Grand Central, CrossCountry are the main train operating companies running services between London Kings Cross and Leeds.

Yes, you can bring luggage on board trains between London Kings Cross and Leeds, but there may be limits on the number of bags or the size and weight of your luggage.