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There are 4 ways to get from Leeds to Barnsley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Barnsley

$10 - $15

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Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange X10 / ...

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leeds to Barnsley 23.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Barnsley 23.2 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Barnsley is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Barnsley is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeds and arriving at Barnsley. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Barnsley is 17 miles. The road distance is 23.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Barnsley without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from Leeds to Barnsley takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Leeds to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, depart from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street station.

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Leeds to Barnsley train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Barnsley is to train which takes 46 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 48 min.

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  • Distance: 17.3 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Barnsley, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Leeds to Barnsley every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Yorkshire operates a bus from Leeds to Barnsley hourly, and the journey takes 48 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Leeds to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com

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Leeds to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, arrive at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange station.

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Leeds to Barnsley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Barnsley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Barnsley is 23 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Leeds to Barnsley.

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