Leeds to Manchester trains in 1h from £6

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 28 Jun

Cheapest

£8

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.

Cheapest
08:17Leeds Railway Station1h36 09:53Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
Cheapest
08:12Leeds Railway Station1h16 09:28Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
Cheapest
08:42Leeds Railway Station1h23 10:05Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
08:15Leeds Railway Station0h53 09:08Manchester Victoria
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£201One-way
08:07Leeds Railway Station1h02 09:09Manchester Piccadilly
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£271One-way

Train schedule Leeds to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 June
08:07Leeds Railway Station1h02 09:09Manchester 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 Station0h53 09:38Manchester Victoria
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Fastest train times from Leeds to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 28 Jun

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

57 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leeds for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:15Leeds Railway Station0h53 09:08Manchester Victoria
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£201One-way
Fastest
08:45Leeds Railway Station0h53 09:38Manchester Victoria
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£281One-way
08:07Leeds Railway Station1h02 09:09Manchester Piccadilly
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£271One-way
08:12Leeds Railway Station1h16 09:28Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way
08:42Leeds Railway Station1h23 10:05Manchester Victoria
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£81One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Manchester

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency87 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 76 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Leeds to Manchester cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 87 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £7, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains Leeds to Manchester

Find the best trains from Leeds to Manchester with Omio's travel partners First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from £5. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Manchester from Leeds. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Leeds to Manchester with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 25 min
  • Average Price: £5
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 46 a day

First TransPennine Express 3 tickets to Manchester from Leeds are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with First TransPennine Express 3 from Leeds to Manchester all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 35 miles (57 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the First TransPennine Express 3 train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Leeds to Manchester routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best First TransPennine Express 3 Leeds to Manchester train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Manchester with First TransPennine Express 3!

Leeds to Manchester train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 53 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 29 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leeds to Manchester.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Manchester from Leeds for as little as £5  in the next 7 days.
The Leeds to Manchester train ticket price is on average £7  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Leeds and Manchester via train to be approximately 35 miles (57 km).
The train time between Leeds and Manchester is on average 1 h 15 min  for the 35 miles (57 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester from Leeds by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Leeds to start your route from including Leeds Railway Station and Leeds Fest Bus. In Manchester you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Leeds Railway Station and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from this train station to the city centre.

When taking a train from Leeds to Manchester, you can count on Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Leeds and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 76 direct trains per day from Leeds to Manchester with Northern Rail or Transpennine Express, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Leeds for Manchester is 87 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Leeds at 04: 42. The last train leaves from Leeds at 22: 19. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Leeds to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Leeds to Manchester is on average £7 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Manchester from Leeds available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Leeds Railway Station is the most popular Leeds railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Leeds for your journey to Manchester.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express

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