You can get from Leeds to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.
To get from Leeds to Edinburgh on 18 Sep 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||£16 - £70|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £16 • 4 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £70 • 2 h 58 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or London North Eastern Railway|
Take a coach or train to travel 162 miles (261 km) to Edinburgh from Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leeds to Edinburgh.
There are 2 ways to get from Leeds to Edinburgh: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Leeds to Edinburgh is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:
A coach is generally £54 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £70 from Leeds to Edinburgh.
The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 58 min.
There are alternative travel options to Edinburgh that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 40 min of travel time.
Edinburgh is approximately 162 miles (261 km) away from Leeds.
The average frequency per day from Leeds to Edinburgh is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Leeds to 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 Leeds to Edinburgh:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leeds to Edinburgh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Leeds to Edinburgh with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Edinburgh tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.
Before travelling from Leeds to Edinburgh, 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 Leeds to Edinburgh 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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