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Leeds to Manchester Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration1h 10m
Bus arrives inManchester
Buses depart fromLeeds
Coach Ticket Price£ 3.20
Distance57 km
Bus Companies
  • National Express

Buses from Leeds to Manchester: Journey Details

Buses from Leeds to Manchester are provided by both National Express and Megabus, taking just over one hour to reach the final destination with no change. Indirect services last closer to 3 hours, with a change at Bradford. Services start just after midnight and run frequently throughout the day. Accumulatively, there are 31 buses a day offering direct and indirect routes from Leeds to Manchester seven days a week; with at least two an hour during peaks times offered on routes offered by National Express, at no extra charge providing you book well enough in advance.

Return journeys for buses from Manchester to Leeds are also available.



Local Time 22:41
Pounds Sterling
Population 395,500
Region North West England
Languages English

How expensive is Manchester?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Manchester costs 6.8% less than in Leeds.


Prices in Manchester are on average 5.8% lower than in Leeds.

Public Transport

Public transport in Leeds costs around 0% more than in Manchester.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Manchester is about 3.9% less expensive than in Leeds.

Taking the Bus from Leeds

Buses from Leeds to Manchester depart from Leeds bus station which is located centrally within the city. Regional buses from around the Leeds area also depart and terminate at the station making it one of the major transport hubs in Leeds. The Bus station is also a short walk from Leeds Railways station connecting the city with major cities in the UK. Public transportation is not available at night, however, there is a taxi rank located outside the station.

Getting into Manchester by Bus

A buzzing student city in the northwest of England, Manchester is a city known for its nightlife, music, and sports teams but also features a range of fascinating historical and cultural attractions. Buses terminate at either Manchester bus station or Shudehill Interchange; where the bus terminates is dependant on the bus provider used. National Express journeys conclude at Manchester bus station which is just a short walk from the centrally located Manchester Piccadilly train station, connecting Manchester to the rest of the UK with high-speed trains. Shudehill Interchange is the end point for journeys provided by Megabus. The interchange is just one stop from Manchester Bus station, and the centre and is within walking distance of Manchester Victoria Train station. Accessing the centre or other areas of Manchester at night can be achieved by taxis or night buses which run until around 3.a.m. from Manchester bus station.

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