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 Leeds to Manchester will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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1 h 11 m
Trains per day
Of the 13 trains that leave Leeds for Manchester every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 57 km distance in an average of 1 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 53 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 36 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||35 miles (57 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||£8 (€8)|
|Train providers||Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Leeds to Manchester cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £8, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Trains from Leeds to Manchester start at 2:20 am. The last train to Manchester from Leeds leaves at 11:35 pm. During most of the day, there are 4 trains an hour. The journey takes approximately 1 hour. All the trains on this route are operated by First Transpennine Express.
Departure Station: Trains for Manchester depart from Leeds Railway Station. This is situated on New Station Street. The station is 0.2 miles from Trinity Shopping Centre, a 5-minute walk, which is in the city centre of Leeds.
Arrival Station: All trains from Leeds terminate at Manchester Piccadilly Station. This is located next to the City Centre on Piccadilly Street. It is a 10-minute walk from Manchester's famous Arndale Shopping Centre, or one stop on the tram from Piccadilly Gardens or Victoria Station - if you are carrying luggage. For art lovers, the station is situated a 15-minute walk from Manchester's Art Gallery.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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