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Edinburgh to Leeds train information

Edinburgh Leeds train map

Train duration 3h05m
Arrival Leeds, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 163 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £17.00
Average train price £50.00

Which operators can I use?

There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe but the trains from Edinburgh in Scotland to Leeds in England are provided by Virgin Trains, Cross Country.

How far is it by train?

On average, it takes around 3h05m by train because of the 163 miles to travel to Leeds from Edinburgh. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of the train?

The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £17.00 one way.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Leeds train tickets

from £17.00 MORE 3h04m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £27.00 MORE 5h16m
from £10.70 MORE 6h35m
from £10.60 MORE 5h05m

Edinburgh - Leeds prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Leeds by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

  may july   june
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
17
18

Megabus£14

OUIBUS--

National Express£19

Loco2--

19

Megabus£14

OUIBUS£37

National Express£19

Loco2£21

20

Megabus£12

OUIBUS£37

National Express£15

Loco2£22

21
22
23

Megabus£19

OUIBUS£58

National Express£15

Loco2£35

24
25
26
27
28
29
30

Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Edinburgh to Leeds

When are the next trains to Leeds?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
07:10
Leeds
10:07
2h57m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
08:09
Leeds
11:08
2h59m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
12:08
Leeds
15:07
2h59m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
13:07
Leeds
16:07
3h00m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
17:07
Leeds
20:08
3h01m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
18:08
Leeds
21:07
2h59m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
18:52
Leeds
22:48
3h56m Virgin Trains
Thursday 20 June
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
07:10
Leeds
10:07
2h57m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
08:09
Leeds
11:08
2h59m Cross Country
Edinburgh (Waverley, city centre)
12:08
Leeds
15:07
2h59m Cross Country
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

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Edinburgh - Leeds: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

£24

60

30

15

£44

7

£51

3

£43

1

£57

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Edinburgh to Leeds are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £24 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £57 for your train. Thus, you may save 59% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Leeds trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Edinburgh and Leeds by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Leeds to Edinburgh and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£17.00 17/07/2019 18:52 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£19.00 04/07/2019 18:52 Virgin Trains 21 hours ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£25.70 04/07/2019 18:30 21 hours ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£25.70 17/07/2019 08:00 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£27.20 04/07/2019 07:10 Cross Country 21 hours ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£27.20 17/07/2019 12:08 Cross Country 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£27.20 17/07/2019 07:10 Cross Country 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£28.65 17/07/2019 13:07 Cross Country 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£28.70 17/07/2019 12:00 4 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£28.70 17/07/2019 17:00 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Edinburgh Leeds train

Discount Edinburgh - Leeds train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Edinburgh Leeds train ticket.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Edinburgh Leeds ticket is £49.21 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £49.21: £88/£49.21 = 1.79. It will take you on average 2 trips from Leeds to Edinburgh (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Edinburgh to Leeds train £49.21 £32.81 £16.40 1.79

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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