The cheapest buses from Manchester to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Cheapest

$10

Average

$13

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 Manchester to Leeds will cost around $ 13 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.

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08:50AMManchester1h10 10:00AMLeeds
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$101One-way
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07:40PMManchester1h10 08:50PMLeeds
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$101One-way
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02:50PMManchester1h00 03:50PMLeeds
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$101One-way
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02:05PMManchester, Airport1h45 03:50PMLeeds
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$101One-way
01:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 02:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$101One-way

Timetable Manchester to Leeds

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07:05AMManchester, Coach Station1h35 08:40AMLeeds, Coach Station
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08:50AMManchester1h10 10:00AMLeeds
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09:10AMManchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20AMLeeds, Coach Station
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09:35AMManchester, Airport1h45 11:20AMLeeds
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10:10AMManchester1h10 11:20AMLeeds
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11:00AMManchester, Coach Station1h40 12:40PMLeeds, Coach Station
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12:35PMManchester1h05 01:40PMLeeds
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01:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 02:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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01:40PMManchester1h05 02:45PMLeeds
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02:05PMManchester, Airport1h45 03:50PMLeeds
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02:50PMManchester1h00 03:50PMLeeds
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03:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h40 04:50PMLeeds, Coach Station
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03:45PMManchester, Coach Station1h40 05:25PMLeeds, Coach Station
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03:50PMManchester1h00 04:50PMLeeds
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04:00PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 05:10PMLeeds, Coach Station
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04:30PMManchester1h10 05:40PMLeeds
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05:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 06:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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06:40PMManchester1h00 07:40PMLeeds
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07:20PMManchester1h10 08:30PMLeeds
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07:25PMManchester, Coach Station1h35 09:00PMLeeds, Coach Station
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07:40PMManchester1h10 08:50PMLeeds
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08:05PMManchester, Airport1h40 09:45PMLeeds
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08:45PMManchester1h00 09:45PMLeeds
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09:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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10:10PMManchester, Airport2h10 12:20AMLeeds
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10:50PMManchester1h30 12:20AMLeeds
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Sun
Nov 28
$11Northern Rail
$9Megabus
Mon
Nov 29
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Tue
Nov 30
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Dec 1
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Thu
Dec 2
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$9Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$6Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$6Northern Rail
$7National Express
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Dec 13
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$7National Express
Tue
Dec 14
$13First Transpennine Express
$9Megabus
Wed
Dec 15
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Dec 17
$7Northern Rail
$9Megabus

The fastest buses from Manchester to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 20 m

Buses per day

26

Distance

57 km

Of the 26 buses that leave Manchester for Leeds every day 26 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 57 km distance in an average of 1 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:45PMManchester1h00 09:45PMLeeds
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$121One-way
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03:50PMManchester1h00 04:50PMLeeds
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$241One-way
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02:50PMManchester1h00 03:50PMLeeds
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$101One-way
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06:40PMManchester1h00 07:40PMLeeds
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$111One-way
2nd Fastest
12:35PMManchester1h05 01:40PMLeeds
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$131One-way

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Manchester to Leeds with National Express

Find the best buses from Manchester to Leeds with Omio's travel partners National Express from $7 (€6). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Manchester and Leeds 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 journey from Manchester to Leeds. 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 35 miles (57 km) between Manchester and Leeds on the bus and pay as low as $7 (€6) 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 Manchester - Leeds 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 from Manchester to Leeds on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Manchester and Leeds and when traveling by bus:

  • 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.

Buses from Manchester to Leeds

Travellers who want to travel from Manchester to Leeds by bus have the opportunity to use this connection several times a day. In general, there are twelve to fifteen bus connections on weekdays, so that you can get from Manchester to Leeds almost every hour. The journey usually lasts 1:25 hours and thus takes as much time as the journey by train or car.

Which bus companies travel from Manchester to Leeds?

The Manchester - Leeds route is regularly operated by National Express, the UK's largest coach operator. Other competitors are not yet active on the route. So if you want to travel by bus from Manchester to Leeds, you have no real choice.

How long does the bus ride from Manchester to Leeds take?

Travellers travelling by coach from Manchester to Leeds should allow approximately 1:30 hours for the journey, as the travel time for the 1:10 or 1:25 journey is specified by the operator. The route itself is operated directly by National Express. For users of this bus connection, there are no intermediate stops and no time-consuming transfers to other buses.

How often can you travel by bus from Manchester to Leeds?

Buses connections for the Manchester - Leeds route are offered by National Express throughout the week from Monday to Sunday. The company is the only provider on the route to date, but offers travellers a very good route. During the working days the buses run every hour, only on weekends the offer is significantly reduced. But even on Sundays travelers still have three driving dates at their disposal.

Bus stations on the route Manchester - Leeds?

At which bus station does the bus depart from in Manchester? The starting point for the Manchester - Leeds bus service is at Coach Station, the central point for all Manchester bus services in UK cities. From the Coach Station it is only a few minutes to the centre of Manchester. As you are virtually in the centre of the city, travellers will also find numerous restaurants and snack bars on the spot. Of course, one can also get a snack during the trip through the on-board service. WLAN can be easily found at and around the Coach Station. An internet connection is of course also available in the coach. Here, notebooks can also be recharged during the journey using the on-board power sockets.

At which bus station does the bus arrive in Leeds? The terminus for the trip to Leeds is the coach station. This is located near the city centre, which can be reached within a few minutes by city bus. There are many restaurants, cafes and snack bars for travellers. WLAN is available at the Coach Station - as well as at various other locations in Leeds.

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FAQs
How much do cheap buses from Manchester to Leeds cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Manchester to Leeds to cost as little as $7 (€6)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Manchester and Leeds?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $7 (€6)  for a bus ticket between Manchester and Leeds.
What is the distance to Leeds from Manchester by bus?
The distance to Leeds from Manchester by bus is approximately 35 miles (57 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Leeds from Manchester?
On average the Manchester to Leeds bus travel time is 1 h 5 min  for the 35 miles (57 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Manchester to Leeds, which bus station in Manchester do I depart from and which bus station in Leeds do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Leeds you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, located 0.4 miles (685 m) away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Manchester to Leeds?
Take the Manchester to Leeds bus with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Manchester to Leeds as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct bus from Manchester to Leeds?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Manchester to Leeds on Omio with Flixbus or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Manchester to Leeds to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Manchester to Leeds within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $7 (€6) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Manchester to Leeds are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.