Manchester to Leeds bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Leeds

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Cheapest

19

Average

27

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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09:10AMManchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20AMLeeds, Coach Station
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191One-way
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05:10PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 06:20PMLeeds, Coach Station
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191One-way
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06:40PMManchester1h00 07:40PMLeeds
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211One-way
08:05PMManchester, Airport1h40 09:45PMLeeds
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221One-way
08:45PMManchester1h00 09:45PMLeeds
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221One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Leeds

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09:10AMManchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20AMLeeds, Coach Station
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11:20AMManchester0h55 12:15PMLeeds
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12:35PMManchester1h05 01:40PMLeeds
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03:50PMManchester1h00 04:50PMLeeds
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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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07:40PMManchester1h10 08:50PMLeeds
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08:05PMManchester, Airport1h40 09:45PMLeeds
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08:45PMManchester1h00 09:45PMLeeds
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Bus times from Manchester to Leeds

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

57 km

Of the 10 buses that leave Manchester for Leeds every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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11:20AMManchester0h55 12:15PMLeeds
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291One-way
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03:50PMManchester1h00 04:50PMLeeds
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321One-way
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06:40PMManchester1h00 07:40PMLeeds
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211One-way
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08:45PMManchester1h00 09:45PMLeeds
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221One-way
12:35PMManchester1h05 01:40PMLeeds
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311One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Leeds

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$8 (€8)
frequencyBus frequency20 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 9 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Megabus, Infobus or National Express

Buses from Manchester to Leeds cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus, Infobus or National Express. Normally, there are 20 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $8 (€8), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $5 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Bus providers: National Express and FlixBus from Manchester to Leeds

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

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 from Manchester to Leeds, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

National Express from Manchester to Leeds bus information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • National Express frequency: 9 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.

    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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Leeds from Manchester

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Leeds 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 Manchester to Leeds.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Manchester to Leeds to cost as little as $5 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Leeds bus to cost on average $8 (€8)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Leeds by bus to be approximately 35 miles (57 km).
    The bus time to Leeds from Manchester is on average 1 h  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.

    There are a few bus stations in Manchester to start your trip from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. In Leeds you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, Coach Station and Leeds, York Street (Travel Centre).

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

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.6 miles (954 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.

    For the trip from Manchester to Leeds you can take a bus with Flixbus, Megabus, Infobus or National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Leeds from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 9 direct buses a day from Manchester to Leeds. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with National Express or Megabus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
    The average number of buses departing Manchester for Leeds is 20 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest bus from Manchester to Leeds at 10: 40 AM   or take the last bus from Manchester to Leeds leaving at 9: 50 PM. Look for the latest Manchester to Leeds bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Manchester to Leeds is on average $8 (€8) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets between Manchester and Leeds available a few months in advance.

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