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from Manchester to Leeds

You can get from Manchester to Leeds by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Leeds on 24 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10Manchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20Leeds, Coach Station
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£51One-way
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09:10Manchester, Coach Station1h10 10:20Leeds, Coach Station
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£51One-way
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19:45Manchester1h00 20:45Leeds
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£71One-way
10:10Manchester1h10 11:20Leeds
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£71One-way
19:25Manchester, Coach Station1h35 21:00Leeds, Coach Station
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£51One-way

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Mon
24 Jan
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Tue
25 Jan
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
26 Jan
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
27 Jan
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
28 Jan
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sat
29 Jan
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sun
30 Jan
£12First Transpennine Express
£5National Express
Mon
31 Jan
£8Northern Rail
£5National Express
Tue
1 Feb
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
2 Feb
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
3 Feb
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
4 Feb
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sat
5 Feb
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Mon
7 Feb
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
9 Feb
£5Northern Rail
£6Megabus
Thu
10 Feb
£5Northern Rail
£5Flixbus
Fri
11 Feb
£5Northern Rail
£5National Express
Sat
12 Feb
£4Northern Rail
£5National Express

Travel Information from Manchester to Leeds

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £6
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £5 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £5 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Northern Rail

Take a coach or train to travel 35 miles (57 km) from Manchester to Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Leeds.

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FAQs

What are my Manchester to Leeds travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel between Manchester and Leeds including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Leeds?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Leeds. Tickets for a train cost on average £5.

This is compared to other travel options to Leeds:

A train is generally £1 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £6 from Manchester to Leeds.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Leeds?

The quickest way to travel to Leeds from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h   on average.

How far is Leeds from Manchester?

The Manchester to Leeds distance is approximately 35 miles (57 km).

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Leeds?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Leeds is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Manchester and Leeds as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Leeds?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Leeds:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Manchester to Leeds depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Most travellers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leeds Railway Station.

Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Leeds?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can take you to Leeds by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Manchester to Leeds for £6.
  • Northern Rail can take you to Leeds by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Northern Rail from Manchester to Leeds for £5.

Where should I go next after I travel to Leeds from Manchester?

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Leeds? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Leeds usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Liverpool from Leeds, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy Manchester to Leeds tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Manchester and Leeds, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £6 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £5 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Leeds online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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