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Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Leeds

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Cheapest

$35

Average

$39

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Leeds will cost around $ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

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09:10PMEdinburgh5h15 02:25AMLeeds, Coach Station
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$351One-way
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08:45AMEdinburgh5h05 01:50PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$351One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street5h00 04:25PMLeeds
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$391One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:40PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h50 03:30AMLeeds
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$391One-way
10:45AMEdinburgh5h30 04:15PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$491One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to Leeds

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08:45AMEdinburgh5h05 01:50PMLeeds, Coach Station
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10:45AMEdinburgh5h30 04:15PMLeeds, Coach Station
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11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street5h00 04:25PMLeeds
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09:10PMEdinburgh5h15 02:25AMLeeds, Coach Station
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10:40PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h50 03:30AMLeeds
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Mon
May 23
$78London North Eastern Railway
$33National Express
Tue
May 24
$58Northern Rail
$34Megabus
Wed
May 25
$73Cross Country
$28Flixbus
Thu
May 26
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$35Megabus
Fri
May 27
$72London North Eastern Railway
$29National Express
Sat
May 28
$78London North Eastern Railway
$29National Express
Sun
May 29
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$35Megabus
Mon
May 30
$168London North Eastern Railway
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Tue
May 31
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$26National Express
Wed
Jun 1
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$35Megabus
Thu
Jun 2
$85London North Eastern Railway
$29National Express
Fri
Jun 3
$86London North Eastern Railway
$33National Express
Sat
Jun 4
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$35Megabus
Sun
Jun 5
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$35Megabus
Mon
Jun 6
$55London North Eastern Railway
$26National Express
Tue
Jun 7
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$35Megabus
Wed
Jun 8
$34London North Eastern Railway
$19Flixbus
Thu
Jun 9
$44London North Eastern Railway
$19Flixbus
Fri
Jun 10
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$35Megabus
Sat
Jun 11
$169London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express

Bus times from Edinburgh to Leeds

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Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

5 h 8 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

262 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Edinburgh for Leeds every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 262 km distance in an average of 5 h 8 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:40PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h50 03:30AMLeeds
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$391One-way
2nd Fastest
11:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street5h00 04:25PMLeeds
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$391One-way
08:45AMEdinburgh5h05 01:50PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$351One-way
09:10PMEdinburgh5h15 02:25AMLeeds, Coach Station
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$351One-way
10:45AMEdinburgh5h30 04:15PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$491One-way

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Leeds

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€29)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Megabus or National Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Leeds cover the 162 miles (261 km) long route taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $32 (€29), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $28 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Bus companies: FlixBus and National Express from Edinburgh to Leeds

Find the best buses to Leeds from Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and National Express from $28 (€25). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

FlixBus
National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $28

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets to Leeds from Edinburgh due to the coronavirus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Bus to Leeds from Edinburgh

Take the bus 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 Edinburgh to Leeds.
FAQs

How much does a cheap bus to Leeds from Edinburgh cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Edinburgh to Leeds for the next 7 days starting from $28 (€25)  one way.

What is the cost of a bus to Leeds from Edinburgh?

If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Leeds bus price to come in at an average of $32 (€29)  one way.

How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Leeds by bus?

The Edinburgh to Leeds bus distance is approximately 162 miles (261 km).

How many hours is the bus time to Leeds from Edinburgh?

On average the Edinburgh to Leeds bus travel time is 5 h 5 min  for the 162 miles (261 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure bus station in Edinburgh and arrival bus station in Leeds?

When taking the bus from Edinburgh to Leeds, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, Coach Station and Leeds, York Street (Travel Centre).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Where is the bus station in Edinburgh to go to Leeds? Where is the bus station in Leeds located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Leeds most often arrive at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and need to travel around 0.4 miles (685 m) from this bus station to the city center.

What bus companies offer a service to Leeds from Edinburgh?

For the trip from Edinburgh to Leeds you can take a bus with Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Leeds from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any direct buses from Edinburgh to Leeds?

Yes, you can look for direct buses from Edinburgh to Leeds with National Express or Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

When does the first bus depart from Edinburgh to Leeds? When does the last bus depart from Edinburgh to Leeds?

You can take the first bus from Edinburgh to Leeds at 7: 45 AM. The last bus from Edinburgh to Leeds that you can take departs at 10: 40 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Edinburgh to Leeds schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I book Edinburgh to Leeds bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase the Edinburgh to Leeds bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $32 (€29). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Edinburgh to Leeds. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.