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.
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4 h 15 m
5 h 35 m
Buses per day
It's difficult to get from Leicester to Manchester without transferring at least once.
|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€10)|
|Bus frequency||6 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||National 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.
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 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:
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:
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.
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