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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5 h 35 m
6 h 35 m
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It's difficult to get from Manchester to Leicester without changing at least once.
|Average coach duration||2 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£14 (€15)|
|Coach frequency||6 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 2 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Megabus, 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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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