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|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||£62 (€69)|
|Train providers||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Edinburgh to Leeds cover the 162 miles (261 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £62, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £50. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.
Travel from Edinburgh to Leeds from £50 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Leeds you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Edinburgh and Leeds, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 162 miles (261 km) trip between Edinburgh and Leeds, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Edinburgh to Leeds as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains from Edinburgh to Leeds in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Edinburgh to Leeds starting at £65, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Edinburgh to Leeds due to the coronavirus:
CrossCountry operates direct trains from Edinburgh to Leeds. Weekday schedules begin with an early morning departure and continue with an hourly service until the final train in mid-evening with a journey time of around 3 hours. Indirect trains require taking a Virgin Trains East Coast service to York then changing to a CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or Northern Rail connection to Leeds. The Sunday timetable features a later first departure from Edinburgh and an earlier final train.
Historically an important wool and mill town, modern Leeds has grown into Yorkshire's commercial and cultural centre. Attractions for visitors include the stained glass arcades and designer boutiques of the Victoria Quarter, the bustling Kirkgate Market with its 800 stalls, and the Royal Armouries Museum.
Trains from Edinburgh to Leeds depart from Waverley Station in the city centre. Nearby bus stops on Princes Street and North Bridge offer connections around the city, while the tram stop on Princes Street provides a link to Haymarket station and the airport.
Night bus services leave from Waverley Bridge by the station's western exit. Edinburgh's main bus station on St. Andrews Square is a 5-minute walk north of Waverley. Taxis are available from a rank located inside the station.
Trains from Edinburgh to Leeds arrive at the city's main station on the south side of the centre. The taxi rank and bus interchange are located outside the main entrance on New Station Street. The frequent Citybus service operates a route around the city centre from Monday to Saturday, while Arriva and First routes connect the station to most areas of Leeds.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arriving in Leeds Railway Station.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leeds Railway Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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