Manchester to Leicester coach

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Leicester

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Cheapest

£28

Average

£28

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.

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23:50Manchester, Coach Station7h00 06:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 change
£281One-way
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21:10Manchester, Coach Station7h10 04:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 change
£281One-way
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09:10Manchester, Coach Station5h35 14:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 change
£281One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Leicester

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09:10Manchester, Coach Station5h35 14:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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21:10Manchester, Coach Station7h10 04:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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23:50Manchester, Coach Station7h00 06:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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Bus times from Manchester to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

5 h 35 m

Average

6 h 35 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

119 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Leicester without changing at least once.

2nd Fastest
09:10Manchester, Coach Station5h35 14:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 change
£281One-way
23:50Manchester, Coach Station7h00 06:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 change
£281One-way
21:10Manchester, Coach Station7h10 04:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 change
£281One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Leicester

distanceDistance74 miles
durationAverage coach duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£14 (€15)
frequencyCoach frequency6 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or Flixbus

Coaches from Manchester to Leicester cover the 74 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. Normally, there are 6 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Manchester to Leicester

Travel between Manchester and Leicester from £7 with Omio’s coach partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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

Manchester to Leicester coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 15 min
  • Average Price: £24
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: £7

Travel Tips: Coach to Leicester from Manchester

Take the bus to Leicester 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 Manchester to Leicester.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Manchester to Leicester for as little as £7  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Leicester coach price to come in at an average of £14  one way.
The distance from Manchester to Leicester by coach is approximately 74 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 74 miles to Leicester from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Manchester to Leicester is on average 2 h 30 min.

When taking a coach from Manchester, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. When you arrive in Leicester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Manchester Piccadilly   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, located 0.4 miles (643 m) away from the city centre.

When taking a coach from Manchester to Leicester, you can count on Megabus, National Express or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Leicester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Leicester from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
On average, there are 6 coaches a day from Manchester to Leicester. The coach times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning coaches from Manchester to Leicester, the first coach leaves at 07: 10. If you prefer late night coaches from Manchester to Leicester, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 50. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Leicester times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find a coach between Manchester and Leicester to cost on average £14 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Leicester coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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