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Leeds to Manchester bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.16
Shortest Duration1h 5m
Trips per day20
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Leeds to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Leeds to Manchester were $5.19.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Leeds to Manchester is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Leeds to Manchester?

The distance between Leeds and Manchester is approximately 36.02 miles, or 57.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 1 hour and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by bus from Leeds to Manchester?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from Leeds to Manchester is on Saturday. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Monday is typically when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Monday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from Leeds to Manchester?

On average there are 20 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Leeds to Manchester, with an average of 17.2 trips per day and 43 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Leeds to Manchester. Of the 20 trips there are 17 trips that are direct connections to Manchester.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Leeds to Manchester start at $6.24.

2 carriers offer Leeds to Manchester bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Leeds to Manchester from $5.16. There are 17.2 trips per day offered by Megabus from Leeds to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $6.29 for a Megabus ticket to Manchester. In Leeds, Megabus departs to Manchester from Leeds Coach Station, In Manchester, Megabus arrives at Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) and one other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Leeds to Manchester takes 1 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 16 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $6.85 for a weekend trip to Manchester.

Avg. Time
1h 31m
Avg. Price
$6.29

National Express

Book National Express from Leeds to Manchester from $12.02. There are 12 trips per day offered by National Express from Leeds to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $12.02 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Leeds, National Express departs to Manchester from Bus Station, In Manchester, National Express arrives at Manchester (Miles Platting) and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Leeds to Manchester takes 2 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 5 minutes,

Avg. Time
2h 36m
Avg. Price
$12.02
There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Manchester will depart from these stations in Leeds:
  • Leeds Coach Station
  • Bus Station
Buses arrive in Manchester at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Leeds:
  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
  • Manchester Airport
  • Failsworth
  • Broadway
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)

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