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Manchester to Leeds bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$6.12
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day16
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Manchester to Leeds were $10.29.

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

How long is the bus ride from Manchester to Leeds?

The distance between Manchester and Leeds 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 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour,

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 Manchester to Leeds?

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

What bus companies travel from Manchester to Leeds?

On average there are 16 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Manchester to Leeds, with an average of 13.714 trips per day and 48 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Manchester to Leeds. Of the 16 trips there are 14 trips that are direct connections to Leeds.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Manchester to Leeds start at $29.59.

2 carriers offer Manchester to Leeds bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Manchester to Leeds from $5.04. There are 13.714286 trips per day offered by Megabus from Manchester to Leeds and you can expect on average to pay $5.75 for a Megabus ticket to Leeds. In Manchester, Megabus departs to Leeds from Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) and 2 other stations. In Leeds, Megabus arrives at Leeds Coach Station and one other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Manchester to Leeds takes 1 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Leeds in 1 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 18 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $5.98 for a weekend trip to Leeds.

Avg. Time
1h 33m
Avg. Price
$5.75

National Express

Book National Express from Manchester to Leeds from $11.67. There are 7.5 trips per day offered by National Express from Manchester to Leeds and you can expect on average to pay $13.22 for a National Express ticket to Leeds. In Manchester, National Express departs to Leeds from Manchester Airport and 3 other stations. In Leeds, National Express arrives at Bus Station,

An average trip on National Express from Manchester to Leeds takes 2 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Leeds in 1 hours and 0 minutes,

Avg. Time
2h 49m
Avg. Price
$13.22
There are 6 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Leeds will depart from these stations in Manchester:
  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
  • Manchester Airport
  • Corporation St
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
Buses arrive in Leeds at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Leeds for trips arriving from Manchester:
  • Leeds Coach Station
  • Bus Station
  • York St

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