There are 8 ways to get from Leeds to Scotland 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.

Recommended option

Train via Edinburgh  •  4 h

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

$112 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds to Glasgow National Express / ...

$22 - $60

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Glasgow Central

$110 - $170

Train Northern Rail  •  4 h 13 min

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

$79 - $156

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Glasgow 221.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Leeds Bradford to Aberdeen  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LBA - ABZ

$77 - $309

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

$130 - $398

Questions & Answers

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 fly which takes 3 h 29 min and costs £55 - £240.

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The distance between Leeds and Scotland is 370 km. The road distance is 354 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leeds 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 five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Leeds, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Leeds to Glasgow via Edinburgh in around 4 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leeds to Glasgow twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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
$100 - $150
Train from Leeds to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
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
$10 - $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 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Leeds to Darlington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
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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