Leicester to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Leicester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Cheapest

42

Average

61

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Leicester to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:10AMLeicester2h22 12:32PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
421One-way
Cheapest
08:09AMLeicester2h23 10:32AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
421One-way
09:09AMLeicester1h56 11:05AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
651One-way
09:15AMLeicester2h04 11:19AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
651One-way
10:18AMLeicester2h01 12:19PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
651One-way

Train schedule from Leicester to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, February 6
08:09AMLeicester2h23 10:32AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
08:18AMLeicester2h01 10:19AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
09:09AMLeicester1h56 11:05AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
09:15AMLeicester2h04 11:19AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
10:10AMLeicester2h22 12:32PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
10:18AMLeicester2h01 12:19PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Leicester to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Fastest Journey

1 h 56 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

119 km

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

Fastest
09:09AMLeicester1h56 11:05AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
651One-way
08:18AMLeicester2h01 10:19AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
891One-way
10:18AMLeicester2h01 12:19PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
651One-way
09:15AMLeicester2h04 11:19AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
651One-way
10:10AMLeicester2h22 12:32PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
421One-way

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Overview: Train from Leicester to Manchester

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€71)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Leicester to Manchester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or East Midlands Railways. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $78 (€68), but the average price of train tickets is $81 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains from Leicester to Manchester trains

Buy your official Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains train tickets between Leicester and Manchester from $78 (€68) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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Northern Rail (3)
CrossCountry

Looking for trains to Manchester from Leicester? East Midlands Trains is one of the best companies to travel with on the 74 miles (119 km) journey from Leicester to Manchester. As an official travel partner of East Midlands Trains, Omio quickly shows you the latest East Midlands Trains train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Leicester to Manchester routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable East Midlands Trains train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Leicester to Manchester, you can quickly see if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Leicester - Manchester train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with East Midlands Trains!

    Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

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

      Are you making plans to travel between Leicester and Manchester? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Leicester to Manchester trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 74 miles (119 km) from Leicester to Manchester. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Leicester to Manchester, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train between Leicester and Manchester, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

        Travel Tips: Trains from Leicester to Manchester

        Travel Tips: 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
        Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Leicester to Manchester for as low as $78 (€68)  for the next 7 days.
        The Leicester to Manchester train ticket price is on average $81 (€71)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
        The train distance from Leicester to Manchester is around 74 miles (119 km).
        While the time it takes to travel 74 miles (119 km) from Leicester to Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Leicester to Manchester train journey time is on average 1 h 53 min.

        Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leicester   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

        Passengers board the train most frequently from Leicester, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city center.

        For the best Leicester to Manchester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express or East Midlands Railways. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Leicester and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
        You can find trains to Manchester from Leicester to cost on average $81 (€71) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Leicester to Manchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

        Important Stations and Airports for this connection

        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 from Leicester to Manchester.
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        Location for Rail Replacement Services: Coaches leave from the Station front
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