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from Manchester to Leeds

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Mon
Jan 24
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Tue
Jan 25
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Jan 26
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Thu
Jan 27
$11Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Jan 28
$11Northern Rail
$6National Express
Sat
Jan 29
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sun
Jan 30
$13First Transpennine Express
$7National Express
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Jan 31
$9Northern Rail
$7National Express
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Feb 1
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Feb 2
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Thu
Feb 3
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Feb 4
$8Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sat
Feb 5
$6Northern Rail
$7National Express
Mon
Feb 7
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Wed
Feb 9
$7Northern Rail
$9Megabus
Thu
Feb 10
$7Northern Rail
$7Flixbus
Fri
Feb 11
$7Northern Rail
$7National Express
Sat
Feb 12
$5Northern Rail
$7National Express

How to get from Manchester to Leeds

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Manchester to Leeds, 58,22% 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 Manchester to Leeds 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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FAQs

How do I travel from Manchester to Leeds?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Leeds. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Leeds from Manchester?

The cheapest way to travel to Leeds from Manchester is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Leeds:

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Leeds, which costs on average $6 (€5) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Manchester to Leeds?

The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Leeds is by train, which takes on average 1 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 5 min.

How many miles from Manchester to Leeds would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 35 miles (57 km) between Manchester and Leeds.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to Leeds?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Leeds is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Leeds?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and tend to arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Trains from Manchester to Leeds most often leave from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

Who can get me from Manchester to Leeds?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Manchester to Leeds with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Manchester to Leeds tickets for $5 (€4) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to Leeds with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $6 (€5) with Northern Rail from Manchester to Leeds.

Is there a direct service between Manchester and Leeds?

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

  • You can take a direct train with Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express with 25 direct trains per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Manchester to Leeds?

Your trip from Manchester to Leeds doesn't have to end in Leeds. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Liverpool. If you’d like to add London, Glasgow or Liverpool to your Manchester to Leeds tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leeds today!

How early should I buy Manchester to Leeds tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $6 (€5) one way on average.

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

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