How to travel from Leeds to Manchester

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from Leeds to Manchester

You can get from Leeds to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Leeds to Manchester on Mar 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Manchester from Leeds

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 1 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 1 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Take a bus or train to travel 35 miles (57 km) from Leeds to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leeds to Manchester.

How to get from Leeds to Manchester

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Leeds to Manchester, 53,81% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Leeds to Manchester and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Leeds to Manchester.

There are 2 travel options from Leeds to Manchester: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Manchester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a train is about $5 (€4) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€18) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Leeds is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 11 min.

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 1 h 8 min.

The distance is approximately 35 miles (57 km) from Leeds to Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Manchester is:

  • Around 7 buses per day.
  • Around 105 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Manchester from Leeds as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Leeds to Manchester:

  • Buses mostly depart from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leeds to Manchester:

  • You can travel by bus from Leeds to Manchester with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Leeds to Manchester tickets for $20 (€18) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Leeds to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Manchester with Megabus with 7 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 99 direct trains a day to Manchester with Northern Rail or Transpennine Express.

Direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Leeds to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Leeds to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Glasgow from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Leeds to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $20 (€18) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $16 (€14) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Leeds to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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