The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Edinburgh to Leeds is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 35 m
4 h 52 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Edinburgh for Leeds every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$22 (€19)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Megabus, National Express, London North Eastern Railway or Flixbus|
Buses from Edinburgh to Leeds cover the 162 miles (261 km) long route taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, London North Eastern Railway or Flixbus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $18 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
Travel between Edinburgh and Leeds from $18 (€16) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Bus information from Edinburgh to Leeds with FlixBus:
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Edinburgh and Leeds, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When departing from Edinburgh, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Bus Station. When arriving in Leeds, you can end your journey in bus stations like Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, Coach Station and Leeds, York Street (Travel Centre).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Edinburgh, Elder Street, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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