You can get from Manchester to Leicester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Leicester on 20 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£10 - £58|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £10 • 2 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £58 • 2 h 12 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or First Transpennine Express|
Take a coach or train to travel 74 miles (119 km) to Leicester from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Manchester to Leicester.
You can travel to Leicester from Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Leicester, which costs on average £10.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Leicester:
A coach is generally £49 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £58 from Manchester to Leicester.
The fastest way to get to Leicester from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 12 min.
There are alternative travel options to Leicester that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Leicester by coach can take on average 2 h 45 min.
You should expect to travel around 74 miles (119 km) from Manchester to Leicester.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Leicester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leicester from Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Leicester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Leicester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Leicester with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Leicester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Leicester from Manchester.
When planning your trip from Manchester to Leicester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Manchester and Leicester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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