How to get from Edinburgh to Leeds by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Leeds is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $37 (€32) • 4 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus|
Travel 162 miles (261 km) by bus between Edinburgh and Leeds. Megabus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Edinburgh to Leeds.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $13 (€11). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Edinburgh to Leeds, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
You can go from Edinburgh to Leeds by bus.
The fastest way to travel to Leeds from Edinburgh is by bus, which requires on average 4 h 55 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 162 miles (261 km) from Edinburgh to Leeds.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Leeds is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Edinburgh and Leeds as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Leeds:
The following travel company offer services from Edinburgh to Leeds:
Yes, there is a direct route available from Edinburgh to Leeds:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Leeds as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Leeds from Edinburgh.
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