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Manchester to Leicester

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

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How to travel from Manchester to Leicester ?

Trip Manchester Leicester

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance74 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Leicester and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Leicester? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Just enter your travel dates to Leicester then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To reach your destination from Manchester, you will travel with National Express, East Midlands Trains, Blablacar, Aurigny Air Services, MegaBus or CrossCountry by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

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

Manchester to Leicester bus

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

Going by bus from Manchester to Leicester may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Leicester.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Manchester Leicester route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Manchester Leicester is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • 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 Manchester to Leicester 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 74 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Manchester Leicester trip

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Manchester Leicester.

National Express Manchester Leicester

Bus stops in Manchester

It is recommended that you arrive at the Manchester bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Leicester' must be mentioned. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Manchester

Bus stops at arrival in Leicester

When you arrive in Leicester, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Leicester

Train Manchester to Leicester

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

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Manchester to Leicester without making any changes.

Intercity train Manchester Leicester

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Leicester with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Leicester train companies

The railways CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Leicester.
CrossCountry Manchester LeicesterEast Midlands Trains Manchester Leicester

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Leicester

  • Leicester

Cheap flights from Manchester to Leicester

Which airlines fly between Manchester and Leicester ?

The cities of Manchester and Leicester are not connected with a direct flight bus Aurigny Air Services is the airline you may take to travel to Leicester.
Aurigny Air Services Manchester Leicester

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Carpool from Manchester to Leicester

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Manchester-Leicester car journeys with others. Instead of driving alone the car from Manchester to Leicester, 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. This means that when looking for Manchester-Leicester rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Leicester.

When you book a ride between Manchester Leicester, 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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