There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Leeds

$101 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$23 - $53

5 alternative options

Train via Carlisle  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Shipley

$76 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) 191.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) EDI - LBA

$34 - $206

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$72 - $216

Train to Glasgow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$96 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to bus which costs £18 - £45 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to train which costs £75 - £120 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is 157 miles. The road distance is 191.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) hourly. Tickets cost $95 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Manchester, Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford via Verona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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