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There are 10 ways to get from Aberdeen to Leeds by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Leeds

£40 - £160

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

£38 - £67

8 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Leeds

£49 - £183

Train via Northallerton  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Northallerton
  2. Take the train from Northallerton to Leeds

£49 - £78

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Leeds Coach Station 318.8 miles

£50 - £80

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

£50 - £149

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

£107 - £324

Fly to Durham, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Durham (MME) ABZ - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds

£100 - £312

Fly to Humberside, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Humberside (HUY) ABZ - HUY
  2. Take the train from Hull to Leeds

£74 - £228

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds

£85 - £224

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Leeds is to bus which costs £35 - £70 and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Leeds is to fly and train which costs £45 - £150 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Leeds. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 47m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Leeds is 234 miles. The road distance is 318.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs £40 - £160.

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The train from Aberdeen to Leeds takes 5h 47m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Aberdeen to Leeds bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Leeds is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs £40 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £70 and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 233.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Leeds, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Aberdeen to Leeds once daily. Tickets cost £100 - £160 and the journey takes 5h 47m. LNER also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Leeds Coach Station via Edinburgh in around 8h 50m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £1,800
Flights from Aberdeen to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £270
Flights from Aberdeen to Durham via Humberside
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside via Durham
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £460
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Leeds
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£60 - £95
Anytime Single
£100 - £160
Off-Peak Single
£110 - £170
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Edinburgh to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Single
£70 - £110
Off-Peak Single
£75 - £110
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £55
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£25 - £40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Single
£45 - £70
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £60
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Leeds
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£40 - £65
1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£19 - £29
1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Edinburgh to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£29 - £45
1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Aberdeen to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£35 - £55
1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Northallerton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£12 - £19
1st Class
£22 - £35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£17 - £26
1st Class
£30 - £50
ScotRail
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
£85 - £120
Sleeper Berth Solo
£147
Sleeper Seat
£19 - £28
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£27 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £100
Train from Northallerton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £24
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £24
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Book at
National Express

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Aberdeen to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Leeds is 319 miles. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Aberdeen to Leeds.

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