Edinburgh to Leeds by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Leeds by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Leeds take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 262 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Leeds.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Leeds?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Leeds have been found.
We usually find around 22 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Leeds every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Leeds?
The Edinburgh to Leeds train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Leeds train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:06 and the last train is around 21:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:06, and the last at 20:00.
What's the Edinburgh to Leeds train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Leeds are $32.55.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $58 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $69. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh to Leeds train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Leeds by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Leeds?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Leeds, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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