Edinburgh to Leeds coach

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£24

Average

£30

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:45Edinburgh5h05 13:50Leeds, Coach Station
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£241One-way
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21:10Edinburgh5h15 02:25Leeds, Coach Station
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£241One-way
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11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street5h00 16:25Leeds
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£321One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:40Edinburgh, Elder Street4h50 03:30Leeds
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£321One-way
10:45Edinburgh5h30 16:15Leeds, Coach Station
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£381One-way

Bus Timetable Edinburgh to Leeds

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08:45Edinburgh5h05 13:50Leeds, Coach Station
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10:45Edinburgh5h30 16:15Leeds, Coach Station
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11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street5h00 16:25Leeds
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21:10Edinburgh5h15 02:25Leeds, Coach Station
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22:40Edinburgh, Elder Street4h50 03:30Leeds
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Bus times from Edinburgh to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

5 h 8 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

262 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Edinburgh for Leeds every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
22:40Edinburgh, Elder Street4h50 03:30Leeds
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£321One-way
2nd Fastest
11:25Edinburgh, Elder Street5h00 16:25Leeds
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£321One-way
08:45Edinburgh5h05 13:50Leeds, Coach Station
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£241One-way
21:10Edinburgh5h15 02:25Leeds, Coach Station
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£241One-way
10:45Edinburgh5h30 16:15Leeds, Coach Station
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£381One-way

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to Leeds

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£25 (€28)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, Megabus or National Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to Leeds cover the 162 miles (261 km) long route taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £20, but the average price of coach tickets is £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Coach companies: FlixBus and National Express Edinburgh to Leeds

Buy your official FlixBus and National Express coach tickets from Edinburgh to Leeds from £20 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: £20

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Edinburgh and Leeds, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £23

Coaches from Edinburgh to Leeds

There are three coach services from Edinburgh to Leeds every day of the week. Two of these services are non-stop and these take a maximum of five and a half hours. There's a daily indirect overnight service, leaving Edinburgh late in the evening with a stop in Manchester. This journey takes almost nine and a half hours.

Which coach companies travel from Edinburgh to Leeds?

The only coach company operating the service between these two cities is National Express. National Express operates both the non-stop and the indirect services between Edinburgh and Leeds. No other coach company runs regular buses on this route.

How long is the coach from Edinburgh to Leeds?

Direct, non-stop services provide the fastest coach journeys between Edinburgh and Leeds. The fastest of these services takes five hours but some direct services can take up to five and a half hours, depending on the departure time and the day of the week. There's a daily overnight service, leaving Edinburgh late at night and arriving in Leeds in the early morning with a stop in Manchester. This journey takes almost nine and a half hours.

How many coaches are there from Edinburgh to Leeds?

There are three services from Edinburgh to Leeds every day of the week, including at weekends. The first departs in mid-morning and the last late at night. Two of these services are non-stop, requiring no change of coaches. A daily overnight service requires a change at Manchester Coach Station and takes substantially longer than the daytime services.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Edinburgh to Leeds?

Departure coach station: Edinburgh Elder Street is the departure point for coach journeys to Leeds. This modern bus station is in the city centre with easy access to tram and bus stops. The railway station is a ten-minute walk away. Among the facilities at the bus station are public toilets, a range of left luggage facilities, a newsagent, food vending machines, a cash machine and phone chargers.

Arrival coach station: Leeds Coach Station is where services from Edinburgh arrive. It's in the city centre with local buses available. Leeds Railway Station is a ten-minute walk away. Among the facilities at the coach station are a coffee shop, newsagents, a cash machine, food outlets and phone charging points.

Travel Tips: Coach to Leeds from Edinburgh

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FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Leeds from Edinburgh to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Edinburgh and Leeds is £25  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Leeds via coach to be approximately 162 miles (261 km).
The coach time to Leeds from Edinburgh is on average 4 h 50 min  for the 162 miles (261 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leeds from Edinburgh by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Edinburgh coach stations to Leeds you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Leeds include Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, Coach Station and Leeds, York Street (Travel Centre).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival coach station in Leeds, called Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, is located around 0.4 miles (685 m) away from its city centre.

Take the Edinburgh to Leeds coach with Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route to Leeds from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Edinburgh to Leeds on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
If you prefer early morning coaches from Edinburgh to Leeds, the first coach leaves at 07: 45. If you prefer late night coaches from Edinburgh to Leeds, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Edinburgh to Leeds schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way coach ticket from Edinburgh to Leeds is on average £25 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets to Leeds from Edinburgh available a few months in advance.

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