The cheapest buses from Leeds to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Cheapest

£7

Average

£8

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.

The average ticket from Leeds to Manchester will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

Cheapest
14:15Leeds, Coach Station1h45 16:00Manchester, Coach Station
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£71One-way
Cheapest
13:10Leeds, Coach Station1h40 14:50Manchester, Coach Station
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£71One-way
Cheapest
21:30Leeds, Coach Station1h30 23:00Manchester, Coach Station
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:50Leeds1h40 21:30Manchester, Airport
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:15Leeds1h10 09:25Manchester
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£71One-way

Timetable Leeds to Manchester

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07:00Leeds, Coach Station1h25 08:25Manchester, Coach Station
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08:15Leeds1h10 09:25Manchester
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08:15Leeds1h50 10:05Manchester, Airport
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09:00Leeds, Coach Station1h40 10:40Manchester, Coach Station
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09:50Leeds1h00 10:50Manchester
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09:50Leeds1h40 11:30Manchester, Airport
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10:20Leeds, Coach Station1h30 11:50Manchester, Coach Station
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11:00Leeds1h00 12:00Manchester
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11:15Leeds, Coach Station1h10 12:25Manchester, Coach Station
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12:15Leeds1h45 14:00Manchester, Airport
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12:15Leeds1h05 13:20Manchester
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13:10Leeds, Coach Station1h40 14:50Manchester, Coach Station
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13:50Leeds2h00 15:50Manchester, Airport
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13:50Leeds1h20 15:10Manchester
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14:15Leeds, Coach Station1h45 16:00Manchester, Coach Station
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15:15Leeds, Coach Station1h10 16:25Manchester, Coach Station
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15:20Leeds1h25 16:45Manchester
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17:20Leeds, Coach Station1h45 19:05Manchester, Coach Station
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18:20Leeds1h00 19:20Manchester
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19:30Leeds, Coach Station1h10 20:40Manchester, Coach Station
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19:50Leeds1h40 21:30Manchester, Airport
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19:50Leeds1h00 20:50Manchester
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21:30Leeds, Coach Station1h30 23:00Manchester, Coach Station
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23:20Leeds, Coach Station1h05 00:25Manchester, Coach Station
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Tue
26 Oct
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£6Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£8Northern Rail
£6Megabus
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8 Nov
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£6Megabus
Tue
9 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Wed
10 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Thu
11 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Fri
12 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sat
13 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sun
14 Nov
£4Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Mon
15 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus

The fastest buses from Leeds to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 24 m

Buses per day

24

Distance

57 km

Of the 24 buses that leave Leeds for Manchester every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 57 km distance in an average of 1 h 24 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 2 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:50Leeds1h00 10:50Manchester
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£101One-way
Fastest
11:00Leeds1h00 12:00Manchester
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£71One-way
Fastest
19:50Leeds1h00 20:50Manchester
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£71One-way
Fastest
18:20Leeds1h00 19:20Manchester
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£71One-way
2nd Fastest
23:20Leeds, Coach Station1h05 00:25Manchester, Coach Station
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£81One-way

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Coach Information from Leeds to Manchester

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Leeds to Manchester cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £5, but the average price of coach tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies

Leeds to Manchester with National Express

Travel from Leeds to Manchester from £5 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Leeds and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Leeds and Manchester due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from Leeds to Manchester

    All bus services from Leeds to Manchester are provided by National Express. The first bus of the day leaves at just after 06:30 a.m.. The buses do not leave at regular intervals, but may leave at 5 or 15 minutes past the hour, or on the hour. The last service leaves at around 02:15 a.m.. All services run direct with no changes. Journey times may vary depending on the time of day and traffic, but usually last between 1-2 hours.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Leeds to Manchester?

    Departure Station: Buses to Manchester depart from Leeds coach station, on Boar street. The station is located about one minute away from the train station, and is close to the main shopping area and local bus stops.

    Arrival Station: Buses from Leeds arrive at Manchester's coach station on Sackville street. The station is around a three minute walk from the city's main train station, Manchester Piccadilly, and is easily accessible from the city centre.

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    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest coach between Leeds and Manchester?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to Manchester from Leeds for as little as £5  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a coach from Leeds to Manchester?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Manchester from Leeds is £6  one way.
    How many miles is it from Leeds to Manchester by coach?
    The distance to Manchester from Leeds by coach is approximately 35 miles (57 km).
    What is the average Leeds to Manchester coach duration?
    While the time it takes to travel 35 miles (57 km) to Manchester from Leeds can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Leeds to Manchester is on average 1 h.
    Which coach station from Leeds to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester coach station from Leeds do I arrive in?

    There are a few coach stations in Leeds to start your trip from including Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station. In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Where is the Leeds coach station located? Where is the Manchester coach station located?

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Leeds. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

    Which coach companies can take me from Leeds to Manchester?
    For the best Leeds to Manchester coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Manchester from Leeds to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Can I book a direct coach from Leeds to Manchester?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Leeds to Manchester on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your coach ticket.
    When does the first coach depart from Leeds to Manchester? When does the last coach depart from Leeds to Manchester?
    The first coach from Leeds to Manchester leaves at 06: 55   and the last coach for this leaves at 21: 30. Omio shows you the latest coach from Leeds to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How early should I buy Leeds to Manchester coach tickets to get the best deals?
    If you buy Leeds to Manchester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £6. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Manchester from Leeds. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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