Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Jan 22

Cheapest

$7

Average

$11

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 $ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 7.

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03:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h40 04:50PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$71One-way
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07:05AMManchester, Coach Station1h35 08:40AMLeeds, Coach Station
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$71One-way
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04:40AMManchester, Coach Station1h05 05:45AMLeeds, Coach Station
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$71One-way
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09:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$81One-way
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04:00PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 05:10PMLeeds, Coach Station
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$81One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Leeds

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04:40AMManchester, Coach Station1h05 05:45AMLeeds, Coach Station
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04:50AMManchester, Airport1h55 06:45AMLeeds
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05:25AMManchester1h20 06:45AMLeeds
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07:05AMManchester, Coach Station1h35 08:40AMLeeds, Coach Station
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09:10AMManchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20AMLeeds, Coach Station
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09:25AMManchester, Airport1h55 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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11:30AMManchester1h00 12:30PMLeeds
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12:55PMManchester, Airport1h40 02:35PMLeeds
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01:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 02:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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01:35PMManchester1h00 02:35PMLeeds
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03:00PMManchester1h00 04:00PMLeeds
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03:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h40 04:50PMLeeds, Coach Station
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03:45PMManchester, Airport1h50 05:35PMLeeds
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03:45PMManchester, Coach Station1h40 05:25PMLeeds, Coach Station
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04:00PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 05:10PMLeeds, Coach Station
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04:25PMManchester1h10 05:35PMLeeds
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05:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 06:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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05:50PMManchester1h20 07:10PMLeeds
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07:05PMManchester, Airport1h40 08:45PMLeeds
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07:25PMManchester, Coach Station1h35 09:00PMLeeds, Coach Station
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07:45PMManchester1h00 08:45PMLeeds
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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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Sat
Jan 22
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sun
Jan 23
$26First Transpennine Express
$7National Express
Mon
Jan 24
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Tue
Jan 25
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Jan 26
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Thu
Jan 27
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Jan 28
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sat
Jan 29
$6Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sun
Jan 30
$13First Transpennine Express
$7National Express
Mon
Jan 31
$9Northern Rail
$7National Express
Tue
Feb 1
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Feb 2
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Thu
Feb 3
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Feb 4
$7Northern Rail
$5Flixbus
Sat
Feb 5
$6Northern Rail
$7National Express
Mon
Feb 7
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Feb 9
$7Northern Rail
$9Megabus
Thu
Feb 10
$7Northern Rail
$7Flixbus

Bus times from Manchester to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Jan 22

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 24 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 24 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.

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03:00PMManchester1h00 04:00PMLeeds
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$141One-way
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07:45PMManchester1h00 08:45PMLeeds
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$101One-way
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01:35PMManchester1h00 02:35PMLeeds
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$141One-way
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11:30AMManchester1h00 12:30PMLeeds
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$141One-way
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04:40AMManchester, Coach Station1h05 05:45AMLeeds, Coach Station
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$71One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Leeds

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$7 (€6)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Manchester to Leeds cover the 35 miles (57 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $7 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Leeds

For as little as $7 (€6) you can travel by bus between Manchester and Leeds with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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 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.

  • Average Price: $7

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your National Express bus ticket between Manchester and Leeds:

  • 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 to Leeds from Manchester cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Leeds from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $7 (€6)  one way.

What is the cost of a bus from Manchester to Leeds?

If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Leeds bus price to come in at an average of $7 (€6)  one way.

How far is it from Manchester to Leeds by bus?

The Manchester to Leeds bus distance is approximately 35 miles (57 km).

What is the Manchester to Leeds bus travel time?

The bus time to Leeds from Manchester is on average 1 h 10 min  for the 35 miles (57 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Leeds by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in Manchester goes to Leeds? What bus station do I come into Leeds from Manchester?

Some of the Manchester bus stations to Leeds you can start your journey from include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Leeds include Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Where is the bus station in Manchester to go to Leeds? Where is the bus station in Leeds located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (685 m) from the bus station to the city center in Leeds.

Which bus companies can take me between Manchester and Leeds?

For the best Manchester to Leeds bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services from Manchester to Leeds to compare what amenities they may offer.

Can I purchase a direct bus from Manchester to Leeds?

Yes, there are direct buses to Leeds from Manchester, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

When can I take the first bus from Manchester to Leeds? When can I take the last bus for the day?

The earliest bus departing from Manchester to Leeds leaves at 4: 40 AM. The last bus departing from Manchester to Leeds leaves at 11: 10 PM. You can find the latest Manchester to Leeds bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Manchester to Leeds bus tickets to get 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 trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets to Leeds from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $7 (€6) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Manchester to Leeds a few months in advance.