Rayleigh to Leeds by train

  • First train
    04:46
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 41m
  • Distance
    285 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rayleigh to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Rayleigh to Leeds take around 3 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 285 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rayleigh and Leeds.

1. Are there direct trains from Rayleigh to Leeds?

Journeys between Rayleigh and Leeds usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Rayleigh to Leeds every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Rayleigh to Leeds?

The Rayleigh to Leeds train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Rayleigh to Leeds train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Rayleigh around 04:46 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rayleigh around 07:00, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Rayleigh to Leeds train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Rayleigh to Leeds by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rayleigh and Leeds?

More than one train company operates on the route from Rayleigh to Leeds, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.