Trains from Edinburgh to Leeds

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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 Cross Country
Lowest train price from £22.80
Average train price £85.00

Which operators can I use?

There are many rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Edinburgh in Scotland to Leeds in England are run by Cross Country.

How long is the train?

On average, the journey takes approximately 3h05m by train to cover the 163 miles to travel to Leeds from Edinburgh. The train duration will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £22.80 one way.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Leeds train tickets

from £22.80 MORE 3h04m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.80 MORE 7h00m
from £14.50 MORE 4h50m

Edinburgh - Leeds prices calendar

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

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Megabus£16

National Express£19

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Edinburgh - Leeds: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£23

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£43

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£50

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£42

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£56

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Days before Departure

The cost for train tickets Edinburgh to Leeds are increasing as the date gets closer. According to our data, if you book your seat 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £23 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to pay a minimum of £56 for your journey. Thus, you can save 59% on the cost of your ticket by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the cheapest prices found in the past 6 months when buying in advance or 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
£44.60 25/05/2018 08:09 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£44.60 25/05/2018 08:09 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£53.00 25/05/2018 07:10 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£53.00 25/05/2018 18:08 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£53.00 25/05/2018 18:08 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£53.00 25/05/2018 07:10 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£86.90 25/05/2018 17:07 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£86.90 25/05/2018 12:08 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£86.90 25/05/2018 13:07 Cross Country 14 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leeds
£86.90 25/05/2018 13:07 Cross Country 14 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 can get one of the 5 existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Edinburgh Leeds train ticket.

To understand the benefits of a railcard, you need to calculate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Edinburgh Leeds ticket is £84.08 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £84.08: £88/£84.08 = 1.05. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Leeds to Edinburgh (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for a year. The 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 £84.08 £56.05 £28.03 1.05

(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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