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 Leicester will cost around £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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4 h 5 m
4 h 56 m
Buses per day
Of the 10 buses that leave Manchester for Leicester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 119 km distance in an average of 4 h 56 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 5 m .
The slowest buses will take 7 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.
|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 35 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€6)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Manchester to Leicester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long route taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
National Express coaches will get you from Manchester to Leicester from £5. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Manchester and Leicester? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the route on Omio to find the best deals on coaches from Manchester to Leicester. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 74 miles (119 km) from Manchester to Leicester.
All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Manchester to Leicester 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 splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.
These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Manchester to Leicester:
There are a few coach stations in Manchester to start your trip from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. In Leicester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Leicester, called Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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