The cheapest buses from Manchester to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£6

Average

£9

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 Manchester to Leeds will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.

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14:50Manchester1h00 15:50Leeds
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£61One-way
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19:40Manchester1h10 20:50Leeds
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£61One-way
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08:50Manchester1h10 10:00Leeds
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£61One-way
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20:05Manchester, Airport1h40 21:45Leeds
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£61One-way
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20:45Manchester1h00 21:45Leeds
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£61One-way

Timetable Manchester to Leeds

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04:40Manchester, Coach Station1h05 05:45Leeds, Coach Station
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07:05Manchester, Coach Station1h35 08:40Leeds, Coach Station
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08:50Manchester1h10 10:00Leeds
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09:10Manchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20Leeds, Coach Station
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09:35Manchester, Airport1h45 11:20Leeds
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10:10Manchester1h10 11:20Leeds
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11:00Manchester, Coach Station1h40 12:40Leeds, Coach Station
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11:30Manchester, Coach Station1h30 13:00Leeds, Coach Station
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12:35Manchester1h05 13:40Leeds
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13:10Manchester, Coach Station1h10 14:20Leeds, Coach Station
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13:40Manchester1h05 14:45Leeds
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14:05Manchester, Airport1h45 15:50Leeds
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14:50Manchester1h00 15:50Leeds
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15:10Manchester, Coach Station1h40 16:50Leeds, Coach Station
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15:45Manchester, Coach Station1h40 17:25Leeds, Coach Station
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15:50Manchester1h00 16:50Leeds
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16:00Manchester, Coach Station1h10 17:10Leeds, Coach Station
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16:30Manchester1h10 17:40Leeds
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17:10Manchester, Coach Station1h10 18:20Leeds, Coach Station
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18:40Manchester1h00 19:40Leeds
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19:20Manchester1h10 20:30Leeds
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19:25Manchester, Coach Station1h35 21:00Leeds, Coach Station
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19:40Manchester1h10 20:50Leeds
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20:05Manchester, Airport1h40 21:45Leeds
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20:45Manchester1h00 21:45Leeds
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21:10Manchester, Coach Station1h10 22:20Leeds, Coach Station
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22:10Manchester, Airport2h10 00:20Leeds
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22:50Manchester1h30 00:20Leeds
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Fri
22 Oct
£8Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£26First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£17First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£17First Transpennine Express
£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
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£20Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£9First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Wed
10 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus

The fastest buses from Manchester to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 20 m

Buses per day

28

Distance

57 km

Of the 28 buses that leave Manchester for Leeds every day 28 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 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 10 m 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
14:50Manchester1h00 15:50Leeds
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£61One-way
Fastest
15:50Manchester1h00 16:50Leeds
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£121One-way
Fastest
18:40Manchester1h00 19:40Leeds
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£71One-way
Fastest
20:45Manchester1h00 21:45Leeds
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£61One-way
2nd Fastest
12:35Manchester1h05 13:40Leeds
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£91One-way

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Coach Information from Manchester to Leeds

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

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

Coach companies

Manchester to Leeds with National Express

You can travel by coach from Manchester to Leeds with National Express for as low as £6. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 from Manchester to Leeds, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Manchester to Leeds are the following:

    • 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 Manchester to Leeds

    Making the journey from Manchester to Leeds by bus is fast and easy with National Express offering a choice of 25 daily services. The first departure is at 3:50 a.m. and the last coach sets out at 11:50 p.m. Travel time ranges from 1 hour and 10 minutes to 2 hours for the 42 miles journey. All services are direct and stop at Bradford with a few also calling at Oldham.

    Departure and arrival stations for buses from Manchester to Leeds

    Departure Station: Manchester Central Coach Station. National Express buses to Leeds depart from their station on Chorlton Street. Travellers can reach the station by using the local bus services at nearby Portland Street.

    Arrival Station: Leeds Coach Station. Buses from Manchester arrive at the coach station on Dyer Street. It's conveniently located right next to Leeds Bus Station.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coach tickets to Leeds from Manchester cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Leeds from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £6  one way.
    What is the average cost of a coach from Manchester to Leeds?
    The Manchester to Leeds coach ticket price is on average £6  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    What is the distance by coach from Manchester to Leeds?
    You should expect to travel around 35 miles (57 km)  to Leeds from Manchester by coach.
    What is the average Manchester to Leeds coach duration?
    While the time it takes to travel 35 miles (57 km) between Manchester and Leeds can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Manchester to Leeds is on average 1 h 5 min.
    Which coach station in Manchester goes to Leeds? Which coach station do I come into Leeds from Manchester?

    When taking the coach to Leeds from Manchester, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your journey can end in coach stations such as Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

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

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

    What coach companies offer a service to Leeds from Manchester?
    For the best Manchester to Leeds coach to purchase, 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 Leeds from Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Can I book a direct coach from Manchester to Leeds?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Manchester to Leeds 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 Manchester to Leeds? When does the last coach depart from Manchester to Leeds?
    The first coach from Manchester to Leeds leaves at 05: 50   and the last coach for this leaves at 20: 45. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Leeds times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    When should I buy Manchester Leeds coach tickets to score the best deals?
    If you purchase Manchester to Leeds 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 Leeds from Manchester. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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