|Avg. Bus Duration:|
4 hours 5 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£22|
|Buses depart from:||Edinburgh|
|Bus arrives in:||Sunderland|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
The 65 km journey between Manchester and the bustling Yorkshire city of Leeds can be accomplished easily by train or bus. The train is quicker by approximately ten minutes with regular departures to Leeds Train Station from the city's two main terminals Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria. The bus is also very convenient with fast services making the trip from Manchester to Leeds in around an hour and regular departures available both from Studehill Interchange and Manchester Coach Station.
Travelling from Manchester to Leeds by bus takes approximately 1 hour via a fast service and up to 1 hour and 45 minutes via a slower route. Megabus operates 11 (mainly fast) services daily from 6:00 a.m. to 11:35 p.m. departing from Shudehill Interchange and stopping at Leeds Coach Station with the exception of the final two late night buses which terminate at Stop F5 York Street. National Express puts on 27 buses daily from Manchester Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station starting at 5:30 a.m. and continuing until 11:35 pm. with fast coaches hourly from 10:05 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.
Starting at 5:46 a.m. Northern Rail offers a mixture of fast and slow trains departing from Manchester Victoria to Leeds Train Station every few minutes throughout the day. First Transpennine Express trains has fast trains leaving Manchester Piccadilly roughly every quarter of an hour from 6:15 a.m. and further fast trains can also be caught from Manchester Oxford Road every hour from 7:07 a.m. These fast services complete the journey in roughly 50 minutes with slower trains taking around 40 minutes longer.