There are 8 ways to get from Leeds to Scotland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Edinburgh  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$110 - $162

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

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

$21 - $60

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Glasgow Central

$110 - $170

Train Northern Rail  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central

$78 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Glasgow 221.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  3 h 55 min

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

$67 - $208

Train to Durham, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 31 min

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

$133 - $398

Train to Humberside, fly to Aberdeen  •  5 h 22 min

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

$104 - $292

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Scotland is to bus which costs £16 - £45 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Scotland is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street station and arriving at Glasgow. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeds and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Scotland is 231 miles. The road distance is 221.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Leeds to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Leeds to Scotland is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £45 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 231.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Leeds to Glasgow via Edinburgh in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leeds to Glasgow twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Humberside to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Humberside to Aberdeen via Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Leeds to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
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 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Leeds to Hull
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Leeds to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Leeds to Scotland train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds to Scotland is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Leeds to Scotland.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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