There’s no better way to travel from Chesterfield to Leeds than on a CrossCountry train. Plus, you can take advantage of our Advance tickets even on the day,up until 15 minutes before departure.
Our fast modern trains will take you from Chesterfield Station to Leeds Station in less than an hour. Travel through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, enjoying amazing views out of your window, before arriving in one of the UKs busiest trains stations.
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Travelling to Leeds
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Last CrossCountry train - 22:08
Travelling from Chesterfield to Leeds
Leeds is one of the busiest and most exciting towns in Yorkshire, boasting a great mix of history and vibrant modern culture. This amazingly multicultural city has nevertheless retained a sense of its own history creating a diverse atmosphere which is unlike that felt anywhere else. Whether you choose to come for carnival, shopping or a night out, this amazing city will definitely leave its mark.
Are there direct trains from Chesterfield to Leeds?
Yes, with CrossCountry you can travel directly between Chesterfield and Leeds without the need to change trains.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Chesterfield to Leeds?
With CrossCountry you can expect a first-rate service on all our trains. Enjoy a range of seating options, electricity plugs to charge your devices, and dedicated luggage storage as standard. Plus take advantage of a trolley service selling hot and cold drinks as well as a range of light refreshments. To add the next layer of comfort to your journey, including free wifi and extra leg-room we recommend upgrading to First Class.
Does Leeds Station have step-free access?
Leeds Station is accessible to those with a wide range of mobility needs. The station has step free access throughout, and there is also assistance available reaching platforms, as well as accessible ticket machines and ramps for train access.
How far is the city centre?
Leeds Station is conveniently situated in the heart of the city.
Does the station have family areas?
The station has a waiting room which is accessible to all families visiting the station as well as a First Class lounge open to those with first class tickets. Baby changing facilities are also available at the station.
For further information about Leeds Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Leeds
Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Leeds
Leeds Station is connected to much of the city by a free bus, and further services connect the city centre to the suburbs and surrounding areas. Should you wish to travel more directly, a taxi rank is available at the station.
Shopping in Leeds
The compact nature of Leeds city centre makes it an ideal place to indulge in some retail therapy. Much of the city centre is pedestrianised, and it is easy to make your way between the different shopping hubs, meaning you will be able to find the perfect gifts for loved ones – or for yourself! We recommend Trinity Leeds for an excellent selection of hightstreet brands and independent stores as well as an iconic food pop up area where the stalls change every month, meaning there’s something new to tantelise your tastebuds every time you visit.
Culture in Leeds
Leeds is home to one of the most diverse cultural experiences in Yorkshire. Dive in head first at Leeds Art Gallery which is home to one of the most extensive collections of 21st century art work in the UK and regularly hosts interactive activities for the whole family. You’ll want to avoid actually diving in at Harewood house, as the pool at the penguin enclosure is kept appropriately chilly, however there’s still loads to do here with a giant adventure playground, animal friends to be made, and the historical property itself to be explored. At the end of a long day exploring sit back and take the weight off at one of Leeds’ amazing selection of world-class eateries.
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