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Leeds to Manchester

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1 suggested route to go from Leeds to Manchester by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Leeds to Manchester ?

Trip Leeds Manchester

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance36 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Manchester as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Leeds and how to find the best Leeds to Manchester transport deals? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling and trains to get to Manchester. You just have to specify the departure date to Manchester then let Vivanoda search for you. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

To reach your destination from Leeds, you will travel with Blablacar, First TransPennine Express, Northern Rail, MegaBus or National Express by buses, carpooling or trains.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Leeds to Manchester bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Leeds to Manchester

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Leeds and Manchester and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Manchester.

  • Very low prices! On the Leeds Manchester line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • You are driven to Manchester by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Leeds Manchester coaches are equipped with.
  • The modern buses that you take from Leeds to Manchester are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Leeds and Manchester?

The coach route Leeds Manchester is operated without changes by the bus companies National Express and MegaBus.

National Express Leeds ManchesterMegaBus Leeds Manchester

Bus stops in Leeds

You will have to arrive at your Leeds stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Manchester' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of MegaBus or National Express who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Leeds

Arrival bus stations in Manchester

As soon as the coach stops at Manchester, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Manchester

Train Leeds to Manchester

Is Leeds connected to Manchester with a direct train?

Indeed, the cities of Manchester and Leeds are linked with a direct train connection. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest Leeds-Manchester train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Leeds Manchester

The railway station bewteen Leeds and Manchester are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Leeds Manchester railways companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Manchester: Northern Rail and First TransPennine Express.
Northern Rail Leeds ManchesterFirst TransPennine Express Leeds Manchester

Railway stations from Leeds

  • Leeds

Railway stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Victoria
  • Manchester Piccadilly

Carpool from Leeds to Manchester

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Leeds-Manchester car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Leeds to Manchester, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you have more probabilities to find Leeds-Manchester rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Manchester!

When you book a ride between Leeds Manchester, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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