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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5 h 21 m
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It's difficult to get from Manchester to Leicester without transferring at least once.
|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$17 (€17)|
|Bus frequency||7 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Megabus, National Express or Flixbus|
Buses from Manchester to Leicester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
Travel from Manchester to Leicester from $6 (€5) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
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 Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Some of the Manchester bus stations to Leicester you can start your journey from include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Leicester include Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda) and Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE).
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Leicester most often arrive at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and need to travel around 0.4 miles (643 m) from this bus station to the city center.
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