Cheap bus tickets from Leicester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Cheapest

$22

Average

$29

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.

The average ticket from Leicester to Manchester will cost around $ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 22.

2nd Cheapest
04:55PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h10 10:05PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$221One-way
07:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h15 12:25AMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$241One-way
03:45PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h30 08:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$251One-way
09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h25 02:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$281One-way
05:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h45 10:10AMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$321One-way

Bus schedule from Leicester to Manchester

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05:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h45 10:10AMManchester, Coach Station
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07:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h00 12:25PMManchester, Coach Station
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09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h25 02:15PMManchester, Coach Station
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12:40PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h35 05:15PMManchester, Coach Station
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03:45PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h30 08:15PMManchester, Coach Station
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04:55PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h10 10:05PMManchester, Coach Station
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07:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h15 12:25AMManchester, Coach Station
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08:05PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h10 01:15AMManchester, Coach Station
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11:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station6h25 05:55AMManchester, Coach Station
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Bus times from Leicester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Fastest Journey

4 h 25 m

Average

5 h 1 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

119 km

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

2nd Fastest
09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h25 02:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$281One-way
03:45PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h30 08:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$251One-way
12:40PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h35 05:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$321One-way
05:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station4h45 10:10AMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$321One-way
07:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station5h00 12:25PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$321One-way

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Bus Information between Leicester and Manchester

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Leicester to Manchester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $7 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express between Leicester and Manchester

Find the best buses from Leicester to Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from $7 (€5). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Leicester and Manchester on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest route from Leicester to Manchester. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 74 miles (119 km) between Leicester and Manchester on the bus and pay as low as $13 (€11) for a bus ticket.

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 Leicester - 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. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket between Leicester and Manchester on Omio today and enjoy your route!

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets from Leicester to Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 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
How much do cheap buses between Leicester and Manchester cost?
Bus tickets between Leicester and Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $7 (€5)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Leicester and Manchester?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leicester to Manchester bus price to come in at an average of $12 (€10)  one way.
How far is Leicester to Manchester by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Leicester by bus to be approximately 74 miles (119 km).
How long is the bus between Leicester and Manchester?
On average the Leicester to Manchester bus time is 2 h 45 min  covering the 74 miles (119 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Leicester to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester bus station do I come into from Leicester?

When taking a bus from Leicester, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street. When you arrive in Manchester, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Leicester   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where do I find the Leicester bus station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Leicester, is located 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city center of Leicester.

The most popular arrival bus station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0.3 miles (489 m) away from the city center of Manchester.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Leicester to Manchester?
For the best Leicester to Manchester bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Leicester to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Leicester and Manchester for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets between Leicester and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€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.