You can get from Edinburgh to Leeds by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Leeds on 20 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£27 - £83|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £27 • 4 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £83 • 2 h 59 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or First Transpennine Express|
Take a coach or train to travel 162 miles (261 km) to Leeds from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Leeds.
There are 2 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Leeds including taking a coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Leeds, which costs on average £27.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeds:
A coach is generally £56 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £83 from Edinburgh to Leeds.
The fastest way to get to Leeds from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 59 min.
There are alternative travel options to Leeds that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 50 min.
The distance from Edinburgh to Leeds is approximately 162 miles (261 km).
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Leeds is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leeds from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Leeds:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before travelling from Edinburgh to Leeds, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Leeds tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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