|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||£55 (€62)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Edinburgh to Leeds cover the 162 miles (261 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 1 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.
For as little as £43 you can travel by train from Edinburgh to Leeds with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Leeds you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Are you making plans to travel from Edinburgh to Leeds? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Edinburgh to Leeds trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 162 miles (261 km) between Edinburgh and Leeds. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Edinburgh to Leeds, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from Edinburgh to Leeds, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
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.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival train station, Leeds Railway Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Leeds.
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