|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||$68 (€55)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Leeds to Edinburgh cover the 162 miles (261 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $28 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $68 (€55). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
For as little as $28 (€23) you can travel by train between Leeds and Edinburgh with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Leeds and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Leeds and Edinburgh 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 from Leeds to Edinburgh 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 Leeds to Edinburgh 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 between Leeds and Edinburgh 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) trip from Leeds to Edinburgh with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
CrossCountry's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Leeds and Edinburgh are the following:
Business travellers or city break vacationers heading north to the Scottish capital from Yorkshire can take direct trains from Leeds to Edinburgh on the East Coast Main Line seven days a week. Two rail operators offer direct connections to Edinburgh from early morning to mid-evening. Additional indirect connections with one change en route add several travel options to the daily schedule. The fastest journey times to Edinburgh are just under three hours.
Cross Country Trains and London North Eastern railroad (LNER) offer direct trains from Leeds to Edinburgh. Additional indirect routes use First Transpennine Express departures from Leeds to York, connecting with LNER trains north to Edinburgh or LNER services with one change at Newcastle.
The quickest rail connection between Leeds and Edinburgh is the Cross Country direct train taking two hours and 55 minutes to cover the 200-mile journey north to the Scottish capital. Most connections take five or ten minutes longer, with some indirect services taking around three hours and 30 minutes.
Cross Country and LNER direct trains to Edinburgh from Leeds run every hour on weekdays, with at least one additional indirect connection available every hour, which includes a change at either York or Newcastle. The schedule starts very early in the morning with trains running throughout the day until the final departure from Leeds in the mid-evening. Sunday schedules feature slightly fewer services, with no early morning direct departures.
Departure train station: Leeds Station is located in the city center, with public transport links provided by the CityBus service stopping by the main entrance and other routes stopping on New Station Street. Facilities at the station include food stores, a coffee shop, news vendors, a first-class lounge, a cycle rental desk and cab stands.
Arrival train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station is situated in the city center, with frequent public transport connections available from bus and tram stops on Princes Street and an airport shuttle service from Waverley Bridge. The station concourse offers a news vendor, a pharmacy, a fast-food restaurant, food stores, baggage storage facilities and cab stands.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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