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

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Train  •  56m

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Leeds

$11 - $17

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Rideshare  •  54m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rotherham to Leeds 33.2 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station to Meadowhall Interchange X78 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...

$10 - $23

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Rotherham to Leeds 32.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Rotherham to Leeds 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotherham station to Leeds station. However, there are services departing from Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station and arriving at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street via Sheffield, Meadowhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 44m.

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

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The distance between Rotherham and Leeds is 27 miles. The road distance is 32.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 56m and costs £8 - £13.

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

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Rotherham to Leeds bus services, operated by First, arrive at Rotherham Forge Island Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Rotherham to Leeds is to train which takes 56m and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £18 and takes 1h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Rotherham to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 56m

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 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotherham to Leeds via Sheffield, Meadowhall in around 1h 44m.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield, Meadowhall to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rotherham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Rotherham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotherham to Leeds is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Rotherham to Leeds.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rotherham and Leeds. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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