Which operators can I use?
There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Edinburgh in Scotland to Leeds in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
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?
Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh to Leeds by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
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.
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.
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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 £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. 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 6 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||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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