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

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) 240 / ...

$7 - $20

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Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rotherham to Leeds 33.2 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Rotherham Central to Leeds

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rotherham to Leeds 32.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36 min

  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 54 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Meadowhall Interchange and arriving at Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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

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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 bus which takes 40 min and costs £5 - £16.

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The bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) takes 40 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Rotherham to Leeds bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Meadowhall Interchange 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 bus which takes 40 min and costs £5 - £16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Rotherham to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Rotherham to Leeds every 2 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 40 min. Megabus UK also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Rotherham to Leeds hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 56 min.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rotherham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Rotherham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
36 min
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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