Manchester to Leicester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Oct 03

Cheapest

19

Average

25

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.

2nd Cheapest
07:30PMManchester, Coach Station4h20 11:50PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
191One-way
08:20AMManchester, Coach Station4h50 01:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
221One-way
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h10 10:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
251One-way
11:30AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 04:40PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
251One-way
09:10PMManchester, Coach Station7h10 04:20AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
261One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Leicester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Monday, October 3
04:10AMManchester, Coach Station4h40 08:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
08:20AMManchester, Coach Station4h50 01:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
09:10AMManchester, Coach Station5h35 02:45PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
11:30AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 04:40PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
03:15PMManchester, Coach Station4h10 07:25PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h10 10:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station6h10 10:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
07:30PMManchester, Coach Station4h20 11:50PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
09:10PMManchester, Coach Station7h10 04:20AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer

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Bus times from Manchester to Leicester

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Fastest Journey

4 h 10 m

Average

5 h 21 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

119 km

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

2nd Fastest
03:15PMManchester, Coach Station4h10 07:25PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
271One-way
07:30PMManchester, Coach Station4h20 11:50PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
191One-way
04:10AMManchester, Coach Station4h40 08:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
271One-way
08:20AMManchester, Coach Station4h50 01:10PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
221One-way
11:30AMManchester, Coach Station5h10 04:40PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 transfer
251One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Leicester

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€17)
frequencyBus frequency7 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersMegabus, 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.

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from Manchester to Leicester

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

  • Average Price: $13

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.

  • Average Price: $6

Travel Tips: Bus to Leicester from Manchester

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Leicester 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 Leicester.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Leicester from Manchester for as low as $6 (€5)  for the next 7 days.
The Manchester to Leicester bus ticket price is on average $17 (€17)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 74 miles (119 km)  from Manchester to Leicester by bus.
The Manchester to Leicester bus duration is on average 2 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 74 miles (119 km) to Leicester from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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.

For the route from Manchester to Leicester you can take a bus with Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Leicester from Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of buses departing Manchester for Leicester is 7 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first bus from Manchester to Leicester at 7: 10 AM. The last bus from Manchester to Leicester that you can take departs at 10: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Manchester to Leicester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you purchase the Manchester to Leicester bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $17 (€17). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Leicester from Manchester. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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