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Leeds to London

From £12.90 one-way*

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Departures: up to 15 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Leeds to London

Our services between Leeds and London run up to 15 times a day, from early in the morning until late in the evening.

With fares to the capital from just £12.90 one-way*, the coach is one of the most cost-effective ways to London possible.

Leeds to London journey information
Fastest journey time 4 hrs 5 mins (to Marble Arch)
Cheapest price from £12.90
Distance (approx) 312km
No. of stops 2 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 0:20am/19:30pm

Our Leeds to London services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

426 coach towards London

Our 426 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall) Interchange
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

465 coach towards London

Our 465 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Barnsley Interchange
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall) Interchange
  • Sheffield Interchange, Pond Street
  • Chesterfield Coach Station
  • Mansfield Bus Station
  • Nottingham Station Street
  • Leicester Forest East
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

561 coach towards London

Our 561 service travels up to 9 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall) Interchange
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

591 coach towards London

Our 591 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Sheffield (Meadowhall) Interchange
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

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Departing from Leeds

Coaches to London leave Leeds City Coach Station from 0.20am (approx), with up to 15 services per day.

The coach station is based in the heart of the city centre, and is served by dozens of bus routes.

Take a look at our Leeds Coach Station facilities for more information.

Arriving in London

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Leeds to London?

The first coach leaves from Leeds Bus & Coach Station at 0.20am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 6.20am.

When is the last coach from Leeds to London?

The last coach leaves from Leeds Bus & Coach Station at 19.30pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 23.50pm.

How much is the coach from Leeds to London?

A one-way journey from Leeds to London is available from £12.90*.

How long does the coach take from Leeds to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Leeds to London takes 4 hours and 5 mins to our Marble Arch stop.

What happens if I miss my coach from Leeds to London?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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