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Overview: Bus from Norwich to Leeds

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$43 (€37)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersNational Express or East Midlands Trains

Buses from Norwich to Leeds cover the 142 miles (229 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or East Midlands Trains. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $43 (€37), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Norwich, Bus Station and arrive in Leeds, Coach Station.

Bus providers: National Express and East Midlands Trains from Norwich to Leeds

For as little as $22 (€19) you can travel by bus to Leeds from Norwich with National Express and East Midlands Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Norwich - Leeds bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Norwich to Leeds bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $22

Buses from Norwich to Leeds

There are no direct services between Norwich and Leeds and the different routes can involve varying amounts of travel time. Most days, there is one fast bus that switches at St Margaret's station, Leicester. Journeys through London take at least two hours longer and there are also a couple of services every day that call upon passengers to change twice en route.

Which bus companies travel from Norwich to Leeds?

National Express is the only company currently operating buses along this route.

How long is the bus from Norwich to Leeds?

The length of the journey depends upon where passengers change buses along the way. The shortest route is around seven hours 25 minutes and takes passengers through Leicester. Most services, however, swap buses at Victoria, leading to travel times of eight to nine hours. There's also a slower, ten to twelve-hour bus that stops at both Peterborough and Nottingham.

How many buses are there from Norwich to Leeds?

Each day, nine buses journey between Norwich and Leeds, the first in the very early morning before rush hour and the last in the mid-evening. Most of the services are before lunch or from teatime onwards. It's much the same on Saturdays, while on Sunday the daily schedule shortens by about an hour at either end.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Norwich to Leeds?

Departure bus station: Norwich bus station is right in the city center with entrances on Surrey Street and Queen's Road. John Lewis, Levi's, Marks and Spencer, intu Chapelfield Shopping Centre and Zara are all within a half-mile radius. The Theatre Royal, Norwich Castle and other attractions are also within easy walking distance. The station is served by five different bus and bus operators, offering a range of local and intercity services.

Arrival bus station: National Express passengers generally arrive at the northern end of Leeds bus and bus station on Dyer Street. This large travel hub has shops selling coffee, snacks, newspapers and magazines, and has places for travellers to recharge their smartphones. The Leeds Markets are accessible through the western exits, and across the A61 is the Leeds Playhouse. All local buses and intercity buses terminate at the station, so this is a convenient place to travel onward, either within Leeds or beyond.

FAQs: Bus from Norwich to Leeds

FAQs: Take the bus from Norwich to Leeds with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Norwich to Leeds.
Cheap bus tickets from Norwich to Leeds can start from as little as $22 (€19) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Norwich to Leeds is $43 (€37); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Norwich to Leeds bus travel time is 8 h 5 min   for the 142 mile (229 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Norwich to Leeds leaves at 4: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Norwich to Leeds leaves at 5: 10 PM.
For the journey from Norwich to Leeds you can take a bus with National Express or East Midlands Trains. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Leeds from Norwich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Norwich, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Norwich, Bus Station, Norwich, University of East Anglia and Norwich, Bus Station. When arriving in Leeds, you can end your route in bus stations like Leeds, Coach Station, Leeds, Leeds Bradford Airport and Leeds, York Street (Travel Centre).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Norwich, Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Leeds, Coach Station, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Norwich to Leeds by bus is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Leeds from Norwich including taking a train or bus.

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