|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$112 (€90)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Edinburgh to Leeds cover the 162 miles (261 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $60 (€48), but the average price of train tickets is $112 (€90). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.
Find the best trains from Edinburgh to Leeds with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from $60 (€48). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Leeds you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Edinburgh to Leeds with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Edinburgh and Leeds as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Edinburgh to Leeds train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Edinburgh to Leeds on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 162 miles (261 km) route from Edinburgh to Leeds with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets between Edinburgh and Leeds, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Leeds, an attractive modern city with a reputation for excellent shopping facilities and a vibrant cultural scene, is a popular destination for city breaks. Vacationers or business travelers heading south from the Scottish capital can take direct trains from Edinburgh to Leeds on the East Coast Main Line. Daily direct services take around three hours to reach the Yorkshire city. Additional indirect journeys are available, requiring one change en route, usually at York. Departure times range from very early morning to mid evening.
Cross Country Trains and London North Eastern Railway (LNER) operate direct trains from Edinburgh to Leeds. Most indirect routes involve taking LNER services from Edinburgh to York, connecting with First Transpennine Express trains to Leeds. Additional indirect connections include taking Virgin Trains departures to Carlisle, connecting with Northern Rail services to Leeds.
Cross Country Trains direct services offer the fastest rail connections on the 220 mile route south from Edinburgh to Leeds, taking just under three hours. The quickest indirect connections with LNER via York take three hours, but some journeys can take up to 30 minutes longer.
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Leeds with Cross Country Trains offer a roughly hourly service from 6:00 a.m. to just after 6:00 p.m. LNER's daily direct service to Leeds leaves at 9:00 p.m. LNER indirect connections via York operate every half hour throughout the day from early morning until mid evening. Sunday schedules are less frequent, with no early morning trains and longer journey times.
Departure train station:Edinburgh Waverley Station is in the city center, with public transport options including city trams and buses stopping on Princes Street and an airport shuttle link at Waverley Bridge. The station has a pub, food store, baggage storage facilities, news vendor, bakery and taxi stands.
Arrival train station:Leeds Station is on the southern side of the city center, served by CityBus shuttles and local buses from stops on New Station Street. Facilities at the station include a bookshop, food supermarket, coffee shop, first class lounge, pub, pharmacy, ATMs and taxi stand.
Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Leeds Railway Station most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leeds Railway Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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