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Trip Leeds Edinburgh

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Leeds to Edinburgh

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How to get from Leeds to Edinburgh?

We are suggesting 13 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Leeds Edinburgh. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Leeds Edinburgh by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Leeds and Edinburgh on a map as well as the route Leeds Edinburgh and the different connecting points (Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, Haymarket (Edinburgh) Railway Station, Edinburgh Coach Station, Brunstane Railway Station, South Gyle Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Leeds Edinburgh

For your trip from Leeds (England, United Kingdom) to Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 162 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Leeds Edinburgh is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Edinburgh leave from Leeds railway station in Leeds. Arrival in Edinburgh will take place at Edinburgh Waverley station (0.1 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Leeds-Edinburgh that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Leeds. The bus will drop you off at Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Leeds bus station (3723.3 mi from Leeds) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Edinburgh.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Leeds-Edinburgh.

Which carriers to travel between Leeds and Edinburgh?

Railway companies
Northern Rail provides a rail connection Leeds-Carlisle with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Carlisle at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Carlisle to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Carlisle station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Leeds-Edinburgh with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Edinburgh Waverley at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
East Coast provides a rail connection from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Newcastle station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line Leeds-Newcastle Upon Tyne with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Newcastle at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
ScotRail operates the train journey from Inverkeithing to Edinburgh with the train which leaves Inverkeithing station to arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station (Scotland United Kingdom)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Leeds in Leeds and to the one of Edinburgh (Scotland United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Leeds (serving Leeds bus station at 3723.3 mi from centre) and the city of Edinburgh where the coach will drop you off at Edinburgh station situated at about 11.2 mi from Edinburgh city centre.
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Leeds-Edinburgh (162.8 mi)

Stop cities from Leeds or cities to visit near Edinburgh

When travelling from Edinburgh to Leeds by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Newcastle Upon Tyne located at 81 mi from Leeds and 91 mi away from Edinburgh, Galashiels situated at 136 mi from Leeds and at approximately 28 mi from Edinburgh, Inverkeithing located at 10 mi from Edinburgh, Dalkeith 8 mi away from Edinburgh, Carlisle situated at 94 mi from Leeds and at approximately 75 mi from Edinburgh, Darlington located at 50 mi from Leeds and 118 mi away from Edinburgh, Alnmouth situated at 110 mi from Leeds and at approximately 73 mi from Edinburgh, Dunbar located at 26 mi from Edinburgh, Berwick-upon-Tweed 137 mi away from Leeds and situated at 48 mi from Edinburgh (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Edinburgh or back to Leeds, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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