Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Cheapest

£14

Average

£20

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 £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

2nd Cheapest
21:10Manchester, Coach Station7h10 04:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£141One-way
08:45Manchester, Coach Station4h25 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£161One-way
19:30Manchester, Coach Station4h20 23:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£191One-way
09:10Manchester, Coach Station5h35 14:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£191One-way
12:15Manchester, Coach Station4h25 16:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£191One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Leicester

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04:10Manchester, Coach Station4h40 08:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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08:45Manchester, Coach Station4h25 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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09:10Manchester, Coach Station5h35 14:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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12:15Manchester, Coach Station4h25 16:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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15:00Manchester, Coach Station4h15 19:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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16:00Manchester, Coach Station6h10 22:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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19:30Manchester, Coach Station4h20 23:50Leicester, 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 Station7h30 07:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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Fri
21 Jan
£30Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Sat
22 Jan
£28Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Sun
23 Jan
£28Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Mon
24 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Tue
25 Jan
£24East Midlands Railway
£10National Express
Fri
28 Jan
£27Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£28Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£59East Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£27Northern Rail
£10National Express

Bus times from Manchester to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

4 h 15 m

Average

5 h 23 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

119 km

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

2nd Fastest
15:00Manchester, Coach Station4h15 19:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£231One-way
19:30Manchester, Coach Station4h20 23:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£191One-way
08:45Manchester, Coach Station4h25 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£161One-way
12:15Manchester, Coach Station4h25 16:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£191One-way
04:10Manchester, Coach Station4h40 08:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Leicester

distanceDistance74 miles (119 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£6 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Manchester to Leicester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £5, but the average price of coach tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express Manchester to Leicester

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

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Leicester coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £10

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Manchester to Leicester:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Coach to Leicester from Manchester

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FAQs

How much do cheap coaches from Manchester to Leicester cost?

Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Manchester and Leicester for as low as £5  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a coach from Manchester to Leicester?

If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Leicester coach to cost on average £6  one way.

How far is it from Manchester to Leicester by coach?

The coach distance from Manchester to Leicester is around 74 miles (119 km).

How long does it take from Manchester to Leicester by coach?

The coach time from Manchester to Leicester is on average 2 h 45 min  for the 74 miles (119 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Leicester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure coach station in Manchester and arrival coach station in Leicester?

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Leicester, you can end your route in coach stations like Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure coach station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival coach station in Leicester located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (211 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Leicester.

What coach companies offer a service between Manchester and Leicester?

When taking a coach from Manchester to Leicester, you can count on National Express 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.

When can I take the first coach from Manchester to Leicester? When can I take the last coach for the day?

The earliest coach departing from Manchester to Leicester leaves at 08: 45. The last coach departing from Manchester to Leicester leaves at 17: 40. You can find the latest Manchester to Leicester coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book coach tickets from Manchester to Leicester for the best deals?

The price of a one way coach ticket from Manchester to Leicester is on average £6 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets to Leicester from Manchester available a few months in advance.