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Leeds to Edinburgh by bus

The journey from Leeds to Edinburgh by bus is 162.89 mi and takes 5 hr 54 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:50 AM and the last at 2:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Leeds to Edinburgh by bus for as little as $16.22 or as much as $59.83. The best price for this journey is $16.22.

Lowest Price$16.22
Journey Duration5 hr 54 min
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price$16.22
Highest Price$59.83
First Departure1:50 AM
Last Departure2:00 PM
Distance162.89 mi
CarriersFlixBus, National Express

Leeds to Edinburgh Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Jul 18, 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Leeds to Edinburgh
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Leeds to Edinburgh.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Leeds to Edinburgh, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Leeds to Edinburgh.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Edinburgh by bus

When travelling to Edinburgh by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board FlixBus, National Express and Megabus from Leeds to Edinburgh
Compare services on board when travelling from Leeds to Edinburgh by bus.
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Leeds to Edinburgh CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Leeds to Edinburgh?
A bus ticket from Leeds to Edinburgh is $42.80. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.22.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Leeds to Edinburgh?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leeds to Edinburgh is $16.22. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Leeds and Edinburgh by bus?
Leeds to Edinburgh is 162.89 mi.
How long does the bus between Leeds and Edinburgh take?
Leeds to Edinburgh is on average 5 hr 54 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Leeds to Edinburgh?
The bus journey from Leeds to Edinburgh is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, National Express and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Leeds to Edinburgh?
Leeds to Edinburgh has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Leeds to Edinburgh leave?
The earliest bus from Leeds to Edinburgh departs at 1:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Leeds to Edinburgh depart?
The latest bus from Leeds to Edinburgh departs at 2:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Leeds to Edinburgh in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $16.22 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Leeds to Edinburgh?
There are on average 11 direct connection(s) from Leeds to go to Edinburgh.
What's the fastest journey time between Leeds to Edinburgh by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Leeds and Edinburgh is 4 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Leeds to Edinburgh?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Leeds and Edinburgh.
What are the CO2 emissions for Leeds to Edinburgh by bus?
The bus journey from Leeds to Edinburgh creates 19.66kg of CO2 emissions.

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