The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Leeds will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Leeds every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 57 km distance in an average of 59 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 47 m .
The slowest train will take 1 h 23 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 10 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£7|
|Trains depart from:||Manchester|
|Trains arrive in:||Leeds|
|Train Companies:||First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail|
Trains from Manchester to Leeds start running just after midnight, with the next departure leaving around an hour later and then more regular services starting from approximately 5:00 a.m. Trains depart from Manchester every 10-20 minutes throughout the day, more frequently at peak times, and slightly less frequently at night. The last departure of the day is just before midnight. The journey takes on average between 50 minutes and an hour. All trains from Manchester to Leeds are direct and are served by First Transpennine Express.
When booking with Omio, passengers will receive a booking confirmation email containing a ticket reference number. Train ticket holders will then need to bring this ticket reference number to the train station in order to receive their ticket.
Departure Station: Trains depart from both Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria stations. Both stations are approximately 1 mile from the city centre, Victoria to the north and Piccadilly to the south. Walking to some destinations is possible and buses and taxis are available from outside these stations.
Arrival Station: All trains arrive at Leeds train station which is just under half a mile from the city centre. Many city centre destinations are within walking distance, however, buses and taxis are available at the station, if needed.