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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Glasgow to Leeds. Traveling by coach from Glasgow to Leeds usually takes around 6 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance179 mi (287 km)
Shortest duration4h 45m
Cheapest price£7.75
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Glasgow to Leeds

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Phillips

27 December 2021- Visiting family

Megabus

The driver from Glasgow to Newcastle was superb, gave information announcement at every stop very pleasant. The rest of the trip the two drivers did not give any instruction

How much is a coach ticket from Glasgow to Leeds?

£15.82 is the average price of a bus ticket from Glasgow to Leeds. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Glasgow to Leeds, mark your calendar for January. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just £18. However, taking the bus from Glasgow to Leeds during April is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of £27. The best way to find deals on a trip in April is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What coach companies travel from Glasgow to Leeds?

There are 3 bus lines from Glasgow to Leeds available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. FlixBus offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus26h 18m£19.95
Megabus26h 20m£24.44
National Express47h 0m£35.35
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Glasgow to Leeds, and usually makes the trip in about 6 hours and 18 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Founded in 2003, Megabus UK was created to provide travelers with greener, more straightforward and smarter travel. The carrier has routes all across the United Kingdom in England, Scotland, and Wales. The Megabus UK fleet, easily distinguishable by its dark blue and yellow colors, has free Wi-Fi, outlets and charging ports, onboard restrooms, and 20 kg luggage allowances on each bus.

  • National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 179 miles from Glasgow to Leeds. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Glasgow to Leeds, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Glasgow to Leeds every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Glasgow to Leeds without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Glasgow to Leeds; ticket prices start at £35.31.

City Information

Glasgow

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Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland. The city's name means "Dear Green Place" in Gaelic, and Glasgow earns this title as it is one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the area. Beyond its impressive green spaces, it is full of historical and cultural destinations.

There are dozens of inspiring museums and galleries in the city, including the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Riverside Museum, and the Gallery of Modern Art. The Glasgow Green is a vast public park dotted with monuments right next to the People's Palace, a museum devoted to social history. In the central shopping district, Buchanan Street is your go-to for mouthwatering cuisine and retail therapy.

If you want to try some local beer, hit up The Pot Still, The Ben Nevis Bar, or The Laurieston. Be sure to visit the Clydeside Distillery, too, so you can see how the national drink of Scotland (hello, Scotch) is manufactured.

Several trains serve Glasgow, including Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper, London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail, and the West Midlands Railway. In addition, Megabus and FlixBus offer coach service from Glasgow to other destinations in Scotland and beyond.

Leeds

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Leeds is where you should go if you're looking for action, entertainment, history, and culture in the Yorkshire area. Its vibrant community attracts visitors from all places, especially when sports, theatre, and dance events occur in the city.

Prepare to be mesmerized by the city's remarkable Victorian arcades as well as historic houses and estates. Start your tour at Shibden Hall in West Yorkshire, a landmark built in 1420. You should also drop by the Royal Armories Museum to see a spectacular display of arms and armours used in different parts of the world.

Leeds has long served as a destination for world-class performances and events. Leeds' entertainment calendar is one that never runs dry. Check out the Leeds Playhouse for some theatrical performances and The HiFi Club if you want to enjoy live music 'til the break of dawn.

Travelling to Leeds is scenic and straightforward on Northern Rail. The central train station in the city is located at New Station Street. Additional transportation is offered by the coaches serving the area: National Express, Megabus, and FlixBus. Thanks to affordable coach tickets, see how you can travel to Leeds and 4 other iconic United Kingdom cities for under £60.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Glasgow?

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Main departure station: Buchanan Bus Station

Buchanan Bus Station is the main coach terminus in Glasgow and the biggest coach station in Scotland. The station is conveniently located near the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow Caledonian University, and the Buchanan Galleries. Transferring to other forms of travel is easy since Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station and the Cowcaddens and Buchanan Street subway stations are also within walking distance. Inside the station building, you'll find seated waiting areas, a bookshop, luggage storage, and toilets. The station is often bustling, welcoming Megabus, National Express, and Scottish Citylink services, to name a few.

All coach stations in Glasgow:

  • Buchanan Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Leeds?

Main arrival station: 75 Kirkgate

Coaches arrive in Leeds at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Leeds:

  • 75 Kirkgate

  • Leeds Coach Station

  • York St

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