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Journey Information

There are 169 intercity coaches per day from Leeds to York. Traveling by coach from Leeds to York usually takes around one hour and 9 minutes, but the fastest Coastliner coach can make the trip in 37 minutes.

Distance22 mi (35 km)
Shortest duration0h 37m
Cheapest price£1.92
Trips per day169
Most frequent serviceCoastliner
Coach lines2

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What coach companies travel from Leeds to York?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Leeds to York that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Coastliner usually offers more choice, with 167 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Coastliner1671h 10m£1.97
National Express30h 44m£6.64
  • Book Coastliner from Leeds to York from £2. There are 167 Coastliner schedules from Leeds to York and you can expect on average to pay for a Coastliner ticket to York. In Leeds, Coastliner departs to York from Leeds Bus Station and 1 other station. In York, Coastliner arrives at The Stonebow and 4 other stations.

    An average trip on Coastliner from Leeds to York takes 1 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Coastliner trip will get you to York in 0 hours and 37 minutes .

    On weekends, Coastliner offers 150 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to York.

  • 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

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The coach takes an average of one hour and 9 minutes to cover the 22 miles from Leeds to York. However, the fastest coach only takes 37 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Leeds to York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 169 scheduled coaches that travel from Leeds to York 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 Leeds to York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Leeds to York; ticket prices start at £13.80.

City Information


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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.


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The ancient town of York in the northeast of England offers adventure and excitement, as well as opportunities to sit back and relax. With over 1,900 years of history within its walls, the city of York is home to an intriguing mix of Roman and Viking history. Visit the Jorvik Viking Centre to experience a recreation of life in a Viking city, as well as life-size dioramas and a ride experience.

For those with an architectural eye, a visit to York Minster is a must. With its intricate stained glass windows and elaborate tombs, this medieval cathedral is an impressive yet peaceful place to spend a couple of hours exploring. York also boasts Europe's most visited street: The Shambles. Dating back to medieval times, this street now hosts many unique and independent shops, cafes, and bakeries, all with the feeling that you have stepped back in time.

With its position in the heart of the country, accessing York could not be simpler. East Midlands and Northern Rail services offer direct and quick train service to the city. York is also within reach of four international airports and many major roads for access via car. Park-and-ride services around the city mean you won't have to worry about parking in those medieval streets.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Leeds?

Main departure station: Leeds Bus Station

Coaches to York leave from 3 stations in Leeds.

All coach stations in Leeds:

  • Leeds Bus Station

  • Seacroft Grn

  • Leeds Coach Station

Where does the coach arrive in York?

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Main arrival station: Railway Station

Situated in a commanding Victorian building on the eastern outskirts of the old town, York Railway Station is part of the UK's east coast main line between London's King's Cross Station and Edinburgh. Upon its opening in 1877, the station was the world's largest railway station. It remains York's primary rail terminus, with 11 platforms welcoming trains daily. Most of its platforms are reached via a long footbridge, while the main concourse has a small amount of seating, ATMs, a newsagent, and various food outlets.

Coach stations in York:

  • Railway Station

  • The Stonebow

  • York College

  • Heworth Galtres

  • Fera

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