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Coach from Leeds to Edinburgh

From £22.80 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 3 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Leeds to Edinburgh

Venture north to Scotland's capital and enjoy a relaxing coach trip all the way from Leeds from just £22.80 one-way*. 

Book now using the journey planner above and experience excellent comfort on our coaches, with a guaranteed seat, plenty of legroom, adjustable air conditioning and free Wi-Fi.

Leeds to Edinburgh journey information
Fastest journey time 5 hrs 5 mins
Cheapest price From £22.80 *
Distance (approx) 362km
No. of stops 1 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 2.55am/13.35pm

Our Leeds to Edinburgh services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

180 coach towards Glasgow

Our 180 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Edinburgh Bus Station

183 coach towards Glasgow

Our 183 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Edinburgh Bus Station

591 coach towards Glasgow

Our 591 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Darlington
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station
  • Alnwick [Northumberland]
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Edinburgh Bus Station

Leeds to Edinburgh route map

Departing from Leeds Coach Station

Leeds Coach Station is based in the heart of the city centre, and can be easily reached via any bus running through the city. Taxis across the city can also take you directly to the Coach Station.

For more information, view our Leeds Coach Station facilities page.

Arriving at Edinburgh Bus Station

Edinburgh Bus Station is located in the city centre, only a stone's throw from St Andrew's Square.

The station has plenty of features for your comfort and convenience on arrival, from toilet facilities to a coffee shop and phone charging areas. You can even store luggage in lockers if you're going straight into the city.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Leeds to Edinburgh?

The first coach leaves from Leeds Coach Station at 2.55am, arriving at Edinburgh Bus Station at 8.05am.

When is the last coach from Leeds to Edinburgh?

The last coach leaves from Leeds Coach Station at 13.35pm, arriving at Edinburgh Bus Station at 19.10pm.

How much is the coach from Leeds to Edinburgh?

A one-way journey from Leeds to Edinburgh is available from £22.80*.

How long does the coach take from Leeds to Edinburgh?

Our fastest coach journey from Leeds to Edinburgh takes 5 hrs 5 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Leeds to Edinburgh?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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