How to travel from Glasgow to Leeds

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from Glasgow to Leeds

You can get from Glasgow to Leeds by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Leeds on Feb 04 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan6h25 04:25PMLeeds
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09:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan6h00 03:30AMLeeds
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09:37AMGlasgow Central4h01 01:38PMLeeds Railway Station
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08:00AMGlasgow Central4h04 12:04PMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer
06:30AMGlasgow Central4h04 10:34AMLeeds Railway Station
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Leeds

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $42
fastestFastest modeBus • $42 (€36) • 14 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 179 miles (288 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Glasgow to Leeds. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Glasgow to Leeds.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Leeds

Travel Tips: Travel to Leeds easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Leeds.

There are 4 travel options from Glasgow to Leeds: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Leeds from Glasgow is by taking a flight, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeds:

A flight is generally $32 (€28) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $42 (€36) from Glasgow to Leeds.

Taking a flight is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a train to Leeds, which costs on average $16 (€14) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Leeds from Glasgow is by bus with an average travel time of 14 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Leeds can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 36 min   on average.

The distance from Glasgow to Leeds is approximately 179 miles (288 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Leeds is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 30 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow to Leeds as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Glasgow to Leeds:

  • Buses from Glasgow to Leeds most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Flights from Glasgow to Leeds most often leave from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Leeds Bradford International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Leeds. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Glasgow to Leeds tickets on Omio for $42 (€36).

Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Leeds with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You can find around 1 direct train per day and travel with.

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 from Glasgow to Leeds.

Your trip from Glasgow to Leeds doesn't have to end in Leeds. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Edinburgh to your Glasgow to Leeds tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leeds today!

Before traveling from Glasgow to Leeds, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $42 (€36) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $9 (€8) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $16 (€14) one way.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Leeds tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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