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Bus Information to Manchester from Leeds

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$7 (€6)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Leeds to Manchester cover the 35 miles (57 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $7 (€6), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $7 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express to Manchester from Leeds

You can travel by bus to Manchester from Leeds with National Express for as low as $7 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Leeds - Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $7

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Leeds to Manchester:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Bus to Manchester from Leeds
Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leeds to Manchester.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Leeds to Manchester?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Leeds to Manchester to cost as little as $7 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Leeds and Manchester?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $7 (€6)  for a bus ticket to Manchester from Leeds.
How many miles is it from Leeds to Manchester by bus?
The bus distance from Leeds to Manchester is around 35 miles (57 km).
What is the Leeds to Manchester bus travel time?
The bus time from Leeds to Manchester is on average 1 h 5 min  for the 35 miles (57 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Leeds to Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Leeds and arrival bus station in Manchester?

When departing from Leeds, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers book a bus from Leeds Railway Station   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure bus station in Leeds located? Where is the arrival bus station in Manchester located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 0.1 miles (172 m) from the city center of Leeds. The most popular arrival bus station in Manchester, called Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located around 0.3 miles (489 m) away from its city center.

What bus companies offer a service from Leeds to Manchester?
For the best Leeds to Manchester bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Manchester from Leeds to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct bus from Leeds to Manchester?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Leeds to Manchester with Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How far in advance should I buy a bus ticket from Leeds to Manchester to get the best deals?
You can find buses to Manchester from Leeds to cost on average $7 (€6) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Leeds to Manchester bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.