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Leeds to Edinburgh

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1 suggested route to go from Leeds to Edinburgh by flight, train, car, bus

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How to travel from Leeds to Edinburgh ?

Trip Leeds Edinburgh

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance162 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Leeds to Edinburgh? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Just enter your travel dates to Edinburgh then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of CrossCountry, MegaBus, National Express,, Blablacar, ScotRail, East Coast or First TransPennine Express to reach Edinburgh.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Leeds to Edinburgh bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Leeds and Edinburgh.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Leeds and Edinburgh and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Edinburgh.

  • Very low prices! On the Leeds Edinburgh line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • It is more environmentally friendly to travel on a modern bus than to carpool. In addition, the road Leeds Edinburgh is shared by other vehicles and no additional infrastructure is needed to run a bus.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Leeds to Edinburgh watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Leeds to Edinburgh are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Leeds and Edinburgh?

MegaBus and National Express are the coach companies operating the bus line Leeds Edinburgh with direct service.

MegaBus Leeds EdinburghNational Express Leeds Edinburgh

Bus stops in Leeds

It is recommended that you arrive at the Leeds bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Edinburgh' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Leeds

Arrival bus stations in Edinburgh

Once the bus has arrived at Edinburgh, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Edinburgh

Train Leeds to Edinburgh

Is there a direct train for the Leeds-Edinburgh route?

Yes, it is possible to go from Leeds to Edinburgh by train without making any changes. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Edinburgh and there may be fewer direct trains from Leeds on certain days. To find the cheapest Leeds-Edinburgh train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Leeds Edinburgh

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Leeds and Edinburgh with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Leeds Edinburgh railways companies

The train company that operates this journey is CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Leeds Edinburgh

Departure train stations in Leeds

  • Leeds

Railway stations in Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Waverley

Cheap flights from Leeds to Edinburgh

Which airlines fly between Leeds and Edinburgh ?

This flight is scheduled by only one airline: Leeds Edinburgh

Departure airport in Leeds

  • LBA Leeds-Bradford

Carpool from Leeds to Edinburgh

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Leeds-Edinburgh with other travellers looking for the same route. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Leeds-Edinburgh rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Edinburgh.

When you are about to book a Leeds-Edinburgh ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). No need to bother about the price once you travel, everything is paid online when you book your ride.

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