|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£42 (€48)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Leeds to Edinburgh cover the 162 miles (261 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £30, but the average price of train tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Travel between Leeds and Edinburgh from £30 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Leeds to Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry tickets from Leeds to Edinburgh are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with CrossCountry from Leeds to Edinburgh all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 162 miles (261 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Leeds to Edinburgh routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Leeds to Edinburgh train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Edinburgh with CrossCountry!
When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets between Leeds and Edinburgh, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Business travellers or city break vacationers heading north to the Scottish capital from Yorkshire can take direct trains from Leeds to Edinburgh on the East Coast Main Line seven days a week. Two rail operators offer direct connections to Edinburgh from early morning to mid-evening. Additional indirect connections with one change en route add several travel options to the daily schedule. The fastest journey times to Edinburgh are just under three hours.
Cross Country Trains and London North Eastern Railway (LNER) offer direct trains from Leeds to Edinburgh. Additional indirect routes use First Transpennine Express departures from Leeds to York, connecting with LNER trains north to Edinburgh or LNER services with one change at Newcastle.
The quickest rail connection between Leeds and Edinburgh is the Cross Country direct train taking two hours and 55 minutes to cover the 200-mile journey north to the Scottish capital. Most connections take five or ten minutes longer, with some indirect services taking around three hours and 30 minutes.
Cross Country and LNER direct trains to Edinburgh from Leeds run every hour on weekdays, with at least one additional indirect connection available every hour, which includes a change at either York or Newcastle. The timetable starts very early in the morning with trains running throughout the day until the final departure from Leeds in the mid-evening. Sunday schedules feature slightly fewer services, with no early morning direct departures.
Departure train station: Leeds Station is located in the city centre, with public transport links provided by the CityBus service stopping by the main entrance and other routes stopping on New Station Street. Facilities at the station include food stores, a coffee shop, news vendors, a first-class lounge, a cycle rental desk and taxi stands.
Arrival train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station is situated in the city centre, with frequent public transport connections available from bus and tram stops on Princes Street and an airport shuttle service from Waverley Bridge. The station concourse offers a news vendor, a pharmacy, a fast-food restaurant, food stores, baggage storage facilities and taxi stands.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Leeds Railway Station to Edinburgh Waverley.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Leeds. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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