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from Barnsley to Leeds

You can get from Barnsley to Leeds by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Barnsley to Leeds on 25 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:20Barnsley, Interchange0h45 19:05Leeds
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05:10Barnsley, Interchange0h45 05:55Leeds, Coach Station
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19:20Barnsley, Interchange0h45 20:05Leeds
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20:20Barnsley, Interchange0h45 21:05Leeds
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10:10Barnsley, Interchange0h48 10:58Leeds
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

25 Sep
£11Northern Rail
26 Sep
£11Northern Rail
£6National Express
27 Sep
£11Northern Rail
£6National Express

Travel Information from Barnsley to Leeds

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Northern Rail

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by coach or train to Leeds from Barnsley. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Barnsley to Leeds.

Travel Tips

Travel from Barnsley to Leeds
Travel to Leeds easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barnsley to Leeds.
How do I travel from Barnsley to Leeds?

You can travel between Barnsley and Leeds 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Barnsley to Leeds?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Barnsley to Leeds. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Leeds:

A coach is £5 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barnsley to Leeds costing on average £11.

What is the fastest way to Leeds from Barnsley?

The fastest way from Barnsley to Leeds is by train with an average journey time of 34 min.

Other travel options to Leeds from Barnsley can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 45 min.

How many miles are between Barnsley and Leeds

The distance between Barnsley and Leeds is around 17 miles (27 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barnsley to Leeds?

The average frequency per day from Barnsley to Leeds is:

  • 12 coaches a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Leeds from Barnsley as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Barnsley and in Leeds?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barnsley to Leeds:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Barnsley to Leeds depart from Barnsley, Interchange to Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Barnsley and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.
Which travel companies can take me from Barnsley to Leeds?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barnsley to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can get you to Leeds by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from Barnsley to Leeds for £6 on Omio.
  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Leeds by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Barnsley to Leeds tickets on Omio for £11.
Is there a way to travel directly from Barnsley to Leeds?

Yes, there are direct services available to Leeds from Barnsley with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Megabus with 12 direct coaches per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Leeds as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Leeds from Barnsley.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Barnsley to Leeds?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barnsley to Leeds often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Barnsley and Leeds itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leeds and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Barnsley and Leeds online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Barnsley to Leeds, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £6 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £11 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Barnsley to Leeds tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barnsley Interchange

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