You can get from Edinburgh to Leeds by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Leeds on 19 Oct 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||£12 - £61|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £12 • 5 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £61 • 2 h 59 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or First Transpennine Express|
Travel 162 miles (261 km) by coach or train between Edinburgh and Leeds. 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 £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Edinburgh to Leeds.
There are 2 ways that you can travel from Edinburgh to Leeds. You can take a coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Leeds, which costs on average £12.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeds:
A coach is £49 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Leeds costing on average £61.
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, getting to Leeds by coach can take on average 5 h 5 min.
Leeds is approximately 162 miles (261 km) away from Edinburgh.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Leeds is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey 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 for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Leeds with the following travel operators:
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 Edinburgh.
Before travelling from Edinburgh to Leeds, it’s good to know what ticket you can book 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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