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Best price 14.67 £
Journey duration 7 h 20 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 11:10
Last departure 13:10
Distance 262 km

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Leeds to Edinburgh. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much do bus tickets from Leeds to Edinburgh cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Leeds to Edinburgh. On average, though, you'll pay about 26.77 £ for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as 9.37 £, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

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How long will it take me to travel from Leeds to Edinburgh by bus?

The journey between Leeds and Edinburgh by bus usually takes 6 h 46 min to cover a distance of 262. The shortest journey from Leeds to Edinburgh will take you 4 h 10 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Edinburgh quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Leeds to Edinburgh leave?

The first departure of the night from Leeds to Edinburgh leaves at 02:10, while the last journey sets out at 13:10. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Leeds and Edinburgh. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Leeds to Edinburgh take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Leeds to Edinburgh using companies such as National Express and Megabus. Combined, these providers offer an average of 2 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 12 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Leeds to Edinburgh using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 1.5 direct connections from Leeds to Edinburgh each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0.5 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.