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Overview: Train from Leicester to Manchester

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Leicester to Manchester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long route taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Leicester to Manchester trains

You can travel by train between Leicester and Manchester with CrossCountry for as low as $30 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Leicester and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Leicester to Manchester train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Leicester to Manchester routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Leicester and Manchester is 74 miles (119 km), and the best price for a one-way Leicester - Manchester CrossCountry train ticket starts at $38 (€32) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: $38

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Leicester to Manchester due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Leicester to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Leicester to Manchester.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains between Leicester and Manchester?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Leicester and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $30 (€25)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket between Leicester and Manchester?

The train price between Leicester and Manchester is on average $48 (€40)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

What is the distance between Leicester and Manchester by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Leicester to Manchester by train to be approximately 74 miles (119 km).

How many hours is the train time to Manchester from Leicester?

On average the Leicester to Manchester train travel time is 2 h 13 min  for the 74 miles (119 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Leicester to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Leicester?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Leicester   to Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Leicester to go to Manchester? Where is the train station in Manchester located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Leicester, is located 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city center of Leicester.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city center of Manchester.

Which train providers should I travel with from Leicester to Manchester?

When taking a train from Leicester to Manchester, you can count on Cross Country or East Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Manchester from Leicester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there to Manchester from Leicester a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Leicester to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Leicester to Manchester? When does the last train depart from Leicester to Manchester?

You can take the earliest train from Leicester to Manchester at 8: 07 AM   or take the last train from Leicester to Manchester leaving at 2: 50 PM. Look for the latest Leicester to Manchester train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I buy train tickets to Manchester from Leicester to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Leicester to Manchester is on average $48 (€40) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Leicester and Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your journey between Leicester and Manchester.