There are 5 ways to get from Rotherham to Leeds by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  56 min

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. 33.2 miles


3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. X1 / ...
  2. National Express / ...

$10 - $24

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. 32.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36 min

  1. 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Rotherham to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotherham to Leeds via Meadowhall Interchange and Sheffield, Meadowhall in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Rideshare from Rotherham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
54 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
Book at
Taxi from Rotherham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Sheffield City Taxis
+44 114 239 3939
S1 Taxis
+44 114 255 5111

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotherham and Leeds is 43 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotherham to Leeds is to rideshare which costs £4 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotherham to Leeds is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £85 - £110.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rotherham Central and arriving at Leeds. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Rotherham to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Rotherham Town Centre, Ship Hill (Rotherham Town Hall) and arriving at Leeds via Sheffield, Meadowhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

The train from Rotherham Central to Leeds takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.