The cheapest trains from Leeds to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£7

Average

£17

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.

Cheapest
09:17Leeds Railway Station1h36 10:53Manchester Victoria
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£71One-way
Cheapest
09:12Leeds Railway Station1h16 10:28Manchester Victoria
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£71One-way
Cheapest
09:42Leeds Railway Station1h24 11:06Manchester Victoria
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£71One-way
08:17Leeds Railway Station1h36 09:53Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
08:12Leeds Railway Station1h16 09:28Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way

Timetable Leeds to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 22 Sep
08:07Leeds Railway Station1h07 09:14Manchester Piccadilly
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08:12Leeds Railway Station1h16 09:28Manchester Victoria
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08:15Leeds Railway Station0h53 09:08Manchester Victoria
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08:17Leeds Railway Station1h36 09:53Manchester Victoria
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08:42Leeds Railway Station1h23 10:05Manchester Victoria
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08:45Leeds Railway Station1h04 09:49Manchester Piccadilly
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09:07Leeds Railway Station1h00 10:07Manchester Piccadilly
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09:12Leeds Railway Station1h16 10:28Manchester Victoria
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09:15Leeds Railway Station0h54 10:09Manchester Victoria
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09:17Leeds Railway Station1h36 10:53Manchester Victoria
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09:42Leeds Railway Station1h24 11:06Manchester Victoria
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09:45Leeds Railway Station1h04 10:49Manchester Piccadilly
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10:07Leeds Railway Station0h57 11:04Manchester Piccadilly
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Tue
21 Sep
£8Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Wed
22 Sep
£8Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Thu
23 Sep
£8Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Fri
24 Sep
£8Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sat
25 Sep
£6Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sun
26 Sep
£6Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Mon
27 Sep
£8Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Tue
28 Sep
£7Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Wed
29 Sep
£7Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Thu
30 Sep
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Fri
1 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sat
2 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sun
3 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Mon
4 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Tue
5 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Wed
6 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Thu
7 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Fri
8 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sat
9 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Sun
10 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Mon
11 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus

The fastest trains from Leeds to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

1 h 11 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

57 km

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.

Fastest
08:15Leeds Railway Station0h53 09:08Manchester Victoria
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£261One-way
09:15Leeds Railway Station0h54 10:09Manchester Victoria
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£261One-way
10:07Leeds Railway Station0h57 11:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£191One-way
09:07Leeds Railway Station1h00 10:07Manchester Piccadilly
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£201One-way
08:45Leeds Railway Station1h04 09:49Manchester Piccadilly
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£261One-way

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Train Information between Leeds and Manchester

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€8)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersNorthern 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

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leeds to Manchester?

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.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train to Manchester from Leeds?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Leeds to Manchester for as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Manchester from Leeds?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leeds to Manchester train price to come in at an average of £8  one way.
What is the distance from Leeds to Manchester via train?
You should expect to travel around 35 miles (57 km)  to Manchester from Leeds by train.
How many hours does it take from Leeds to Manchester by train?
The Leeds to Manchester train duration is on average 1 h 7 min, which is to be expected when travelling 35 miles (57 km) to Manchester from Leeds. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Leeds to Manchester, which train station in Leeds do I depart from and which train station in Manchester do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Leeds? Where is the train station in Manchester?

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.

Which train providers can take me between Leeds and Manchester?
When taking a train from Leeds to Manchester, you can count on Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Leeds and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Leeds to Manchester?
You can take the first train from Leeds to Manchester at 07: 07   or take the last train from Leeds to Manchester leaving at 08: 19. Look for the latest Leeds Manchester train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Leeds to Manchester to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Manchester from Leeds to cost on average £8 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Leeds to Manchester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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