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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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Trip Leeds Manchester

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance36 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Leeds to Manchester?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Leeds Manchester. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Leeds Manchester by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Leeds and Manchester on a map as well as the route Leeds Manchester and the different connecting points (Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station, Manchester Airport Railway Station, Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station, Manchester Victoria Railway Station, Moston Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Leeds-Manchester

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

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.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Leeds-Manchester rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Manchester.

Train Leeds to Manchester

Leeds Manchester train companies

There are 2 carriers that operate rail journeys between Leeds and Manchester: Northern Rail and First TransPennine Express.
Northern Rail Leeds ManchesterFirst TransPennine Express Leeds Manchester

Departure train stations in Leeds

  • Leeds

Arrival train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Victoria
  • Manchester Piccadilly

Intercity Train Leeds Manchester

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Leeds-Manchester route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Is there a direct train for the Leeds-Manchester route?

Yes, the Leeds to Manchester route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Manchester and there may be fewer direct trains from Leeds on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Leeds-Manchester train ticket on Vivanoda.

Leeds to Manchester bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Leeds and Manchester.

You may still have doubts to get to Manchester by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Manchester.

  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Leeds to Manchester watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 36 mi trip.
  • The modern buses that you take from Leeds to Manchester are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

What are the bus companies operating the Leeds Manchester ?

National Express and MegaBus are the coach companies operating the bus line Leeds Manchester with direct service.

National Express Leeds ManchesterMegaBus Leeds Manchester

Bus stops in Leeds

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Leeds from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. The name of the destination 'Manchester' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Leeds

Bus stops at arrival in Manchester

Once the bus has arrived at Manchester, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Manchester

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