Timetable Manchester to Leeds

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wed, 4 Aug
04:50Manchester, Airport1h55 06:45Leeds
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05:25Manchester1h20 06:45Leeds
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06:50Manchester, Coach Station1h50 08:40Leeds, Coach Station
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08:50Manchester1h10 10:00Leeds
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09:25Manchester, Airport1h55 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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11:30Manchester1h00 12:30Leeds
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11:45Manchester, Coach Station1h30 13:15Leeds, Coach Station
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12:55Manchester, Airport1h40 14:35Leeds
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13:35Manchester1h00 14:35Leeds
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15:10Manchester, Coach Station1h50 17:00Leeds, Coach Station
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15:45Manchester, Airport1h50 17:35Leeds
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15:45Manchester, Coach Station1h40 17:25Leeds, Coach Station
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16:00Manchester, Coach Station1h20 17:20Leeds, Coach Station
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16:25Manchester1h10 17:35Leeds
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17:50Manchester1h20 19:10Leeds
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18:30Manchester, Coach Station1h35 20:05Leeds, Coach Station
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18:45Manchester, Coach Station1h30 20:15Leeds, Coach Station
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19:05Manchester, Airport1h40 20:45Leeds
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19:25Manchester, Coach Station1h35 21:00Leeds, Coach Station
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19:45Manchester1h00 20:45Leeds
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The fastest buses from Manchester to Leeds

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Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 29 m

Buses per day

22

Distance

57 km

Of the 22 buses that leave Manchester for Leeds every day 22 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 29 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 55 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
19:45Manchester1h00 20:45Leeds
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£91One-way
Fastest
11:30Manchester1h00 12:30Leeds
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£91One-way
Fastest
13:35Manchester1h00 14:35Leeds
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£91One-way
2nd Fastest
08:50Manchester1h10 10:00Leeds
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£71One-way
2nd Fastest
16:25Manchester1h10 17:35Leeds
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£111One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
3 Aug
£26First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Wed
4 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Thu
5 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Fri
6 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Sat
7 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Sun
8 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Mon
9 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Tue
10 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Wed
11 Aug
£21Northern Rail
£9National Express
Thu
12 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Fri
13 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Sat
14 Aug
£20First Transpennine Express
£7Megabus
Sun
15 Aug
£19First Transpennine Express
£6Megabus
Mon
16 Aug
£6Northern Rail
£7Megabus
Tue
17 Aug
£21Northern Rail
£9Megabus
Wed
18 Aug
£5Northern Rail
£7Megabus
Thu
19 Aug
£9First Transpennine Express
£7National Express
Fri
20 Aug
£5Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sat
21 Aug
£4Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sun
22 Aug
£9First Transpennine Express
£7National Express
Mon
23 Aug
£21Northern Rail
£9Megabus

The cheapest buses from Manchester to Leeds

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Cheapest

£7

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 £ 7.

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08:50Manchester1h10 10:00Leeds
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£71One-way
Cheapest
09:25Manchester, Airport1h55 11:20Leeds
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£71One-way
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17:50Manchester1h20 19:10Leeds
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£71One-way
Cheapest
10:10Manchester1h10 11:20Leeds
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£71One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:50Manchester, Coach Station1h50 08:40Leeds, Coach Station
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£71One-way

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Coach Information between Manchester and Leeds

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Manchester to Leeds cover the 35 miles (57 km) long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £7, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Coach companies

National Express from Manchester to Leeds

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 route.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably from Manchester to Leeds. As the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket options for the Manchester to Leeds journey, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by coach. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 35 miles (57 km) between Manchester and Leeds.

All coaches from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long route. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Manchester to Leeds coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Manchester and Leeds, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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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Buses from Manchester to Leeds
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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets between Manchester and Leeds cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between Manchester and Leeds to cost as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Manchester to Leeds?
If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Leeds coach price to come in at an average of £7  one way.
How far is it from Manchester to Leeds by coach?
The Manchester to Leeds coach distance is approximately 35 miles (57 km).
How long is the coach to Leeds from Manchester?
On average the Manchester to Leeds coach time is 1 h 30 min  covering the 35 miles (57 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Leeds coach leave from? Which Leeds coach station do I come into from Manchester?

When taking a coach from Manchester, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When you arrive in Leeds, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop, Leeds, York Street and Leeds, Coach Station.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly   to Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.

Where is the coach station in Manchester to go to Leeds? Where is the coach station in Leeds located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Leeds most often arrive at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Manchester to Leeds?
For the best Manchester to Leeds coach to buy, 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.
Are there any direct coaches 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 can I take the first coach from Manchester to Leeds? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach for this journey departs from Manchester at 05: 50. The last coach leaves from Manchester at 20: 25. Check Omio for the latest coach timetable from Manchester to Leeds and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase coach tickets to Leeds from Manchester to score the best deals?
If you book Manchester to Leeds coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £7. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Manchester and Leeds. 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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Leeds
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.