Leicester to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Leicester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

16

Average

24

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

05:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h15 09:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
161One-way
09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h35 02:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
211One-way
02:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h45 07:55PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
221One-way
05:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h45 10:10AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
241One-way
11:55PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station8h30 08:25AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
261One-way

Bus schedule from Leicester to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
05:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h45 10:10AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
07:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h00 12:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h35 02:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
02:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h45 07:55PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
02:25PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h15 08:40PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
05:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h15 09:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
07:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h15 12:25AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
08:05PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h10 01:15AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
11:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h25 05:55AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
11:55PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station8h30 08:25AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Bus times from Leicester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

4 h 15 m

Average

5 h 35 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

119 km

It's difficult to get from Leicester to Manchester without transferring at least once.

05:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h15 09:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
161One-way
09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h35 02:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
211One-way
05:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h45 10:10AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
241One-way
07:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h00 12:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
271One-way
08:05PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h10 01:15AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
271One-way

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Overview: Bus from Leicester to Manchester

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€10)
frequencyBus frequency6 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Flixbus

Buses from Leicester to Manchester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $10 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from Leicester to Manchester

For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by bus from Leicester to Manchester with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

National Express
FlixBus

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Manchester from Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from Leicester to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 10 min
  • Average Price: $11
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Leicester to Manchester bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 41 min
  • Average Price: $6
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Leicester

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 Leicester to Manchester.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Leicester to Manchester to cost as little as $6 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $10 (€10)  for a bus ticket between Leicester and Manchester.
The Leicester to Manchester bus distance is approximately 74 miles (119 km).
The Leicester to Manchester bus duration is on average 2 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 74 miles (119 km) to Manchester from Leicester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking the bus to Manchester from Leicester, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE). Your trip can end in bus stations such as Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leicester   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Leicester, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Leicester.

The most popular arrival bus station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city center of Manchester.

When taking a bus from Leicester to Manchester, you can count on National Express or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Manchester from Leicester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Leicester to Manchester. You can look to travel with Flixbus  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 trip.
On average, there are 6 buses a day from Leicester to Manchester. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus departing from Leicester to Manchester leaves at 8: 50 AM. The last bus departing from Leicester to Manchester leaves at 10: 55 PM. You can find the latest Leicester to Manchester bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets to Manchester from Leicester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $10 (€10) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Leicester to Manchester a few months in advance.

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