From a thriving cultural scene and state-of-the-art shopping centres, to beautiful parks and stunning stately homes, Leeds has it all.
Trains to Leeds
From a thriving cultural scene and state-of-the-art shopping centres, to beautiful parks and stunning stately homes, Leeds has it all. Its streets that once throbbed with Victorian industry now buzz with contemporary culture. Whether it's family and friends, business or pleasure, Leeds has more than enough to keep you busy.
If you need a quick coffee, a bite to eat or even a last minute birthday card, you’ll find everything you need within five minutes of Leeds Station.
Create works of art, explore tropical worlds and arm yourself with knowledge of the city’s history on a fun-packed family day out in Leeds.
With everything from high street favourites to designer stores and independent boutiques, Leeds is truly a shopper’s paradise.
From history and culture to sport and retail therapy, you’ll never be short of things to do in Leeds.
At the end of a busy day, it’s good to know there are plenty of options to lay your weary head.
Leeds is a great city for food lovers, from cheap and cheerful cafes to revered restaurants. Foodie shops mingle with artisan butchers and bakers, while events celebrate the best of local produce. Here’s our guide to a foodie day in Leeds.
Leeds is a city buzzing with ideas for gifts. It’s got the perfect mix of high-street favourites, designer boutiques, vintage shops and innovative independents with the wow factor.
Always wanted to see a Henry Moore sculpture? Or the world’s only surviving elephant armour? Leeds has plenty to keep culture vultures satisfied on a visit to the city.
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Travel to Leeds by Train
The terminus of the Leeds branch of the East Coast mainline, Leeds station is an important hub on the British rail network. It is the busiest railway station in the north of England and provides high speed inter-city services from Leeds to London and is a major centre for local and regional travel. From Leeds, you can catch regular trains to Hull, Doncaster, Wakefield, and other destinations across Yorkshire. Virgin Trains East Coast runs a half hourly service from London to Leeds and offers a great range of value train tickets and cheap rail fares from destinations across England and Scotland.
Travel times to Leeds
Some of our key routes to and from Leeds include trains to Doncaster, Harrogate and London as well as trains to English destinations such as Newark, Peterborough and Stevenage and trains going north to Scotland along the scenic east coast mainline. Travel to Leeds by train and avail of the core benefits of rail travel – it’s often faster and always more relaxing than the alternatives, offers you flexibility and comfort and is perfect for an easy and hassle-free for trip with family and friends. Travel times vary from journey to journey, so please use our journey planner to find the right train for you. But one thing always remains the same: Only we offer Virgin Trains East Coast tickets at the best possible price with no hidden fees. That’s our Price Promise.
Leeds to Doncaster: from 28 minutes
Leeds to Edinburgh: from 2 hours 55 minutes
Leeds to York: from 22 minutes
Leeds to London: from 1 hour 59 minutes