Buses from Leeds to Manchester
Travel from Leeds to Manchester by bus is a quick and cost-effective option. Services leave York Street Leeds each morning beginning 4:50 a.m. with services running at least once per hour throughout the morning with an increased schedule in peak. Services run into the night with a 00:15 p.m. direct service to Manchester Victoria capping off nightly service before commencing again in the morning. Most bus services require a connection at Shudehill Interchange and take no longer than 1 hour 15 minutes. Direct services from Leeds Coach Station usually take around 10-15 minutes longer.
Trains from Leeds to Manchester
The journey from Leeds to Manchester is without doubt simplest by train. Rail services run nearly round the clock with first departures commencing at 2:20 a.m. every morning and running at least one train to Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly per hour with upwards of 3 services in peak. The final departure from Leeds station leaves for Manchester Piccadilly at 11.35 p.m. Journey times are quick taking on average around 1 hour 10 minutes. A full timetable is ran Monday to Saturday with a slightly reduced Sunday service.