How to travel from Reading to Leeds

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Travel Information from Reading to Leeds

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $128
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€18) • 5 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $50 (€48) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Flybe or London North Eastern Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 163 miles (263 km) from Reading to Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Flybe or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Reading to Leeds.

Travel Tips: Travel from Reading 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 Reading to Leeds.

There are 4 ways to travel to Leeds from Reading including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Leeds is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€18) compared to other travel options to Leeds:

A bus is generally $31 (€30) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $50 (€48) from Reading to Leeds.

A bus is $110 (€105) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Reading to Leeds costing on average $128 (€123).

The fastest way to get to Leeds from Reading is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Leeds can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 26 min   of travel time.

The Reading to Leeds distance is around 163 miles (263 km).

The average frequency per day from Reading to Leeds is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 15 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading) and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Trains mostly depart from Reading and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Leeds by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Reading to Leeds tickets on Omio for $18 (€18).
  • Travel with Flybe for flights to Leeds. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flybe Reading to Leeds tickets on Omio for $50 (€48).
  • London North Eastern Railway can take you to Leeds by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for London North Eastern Railway from Reading to Leeds for $128 (€123).
Omio customers who travel from Reading to Leeds often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leeds and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $18 (€18) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $50 (€48) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $128 (€123) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Reading 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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