Duration 2h 59m
Distance 195.3 miles
Average price £120
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Leeds and Edinburgh takes 2h 59m and the fastest train takes 2h 48m. There is an hourly train service from Leeds to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Leeds
  2. Edinburgh
2h 59m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£30 - £270

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeds and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Leeds and Edinburgh is 164 miles. The road distance is 195.3 miles.

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Leeds to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leeds station.

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Leeds to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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What companies run services between Leeds and Edinburgh?

CrossCountry operates a train from Leeds to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost £100 - £270 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £100
LNER
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240

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