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Leeds to Manchester train information

Leeds Manchester train map

Train duration 1h10m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Leeds, England
Distance 36 Miles

The journey between Leeds, located in England and Manchester, situated in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and see the rail operator for this journey.

Using the train is a fast and easy way to travel to Manchester from Leeds. The average train duration from Leeds to Manchester is 1h10m to travel the 36 miles.

Fares can change depending on the day and hour of travel or how far in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Leeds to Manchester train tickets

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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Leeds to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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The Prices for train tickets Leeds to Manchester tend to increase as the date gets closer. Based on our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £4 while when booking on the day you're travelling, you will have to spend at least £13 for your train. Thus, you can save 71% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best prices found in the past six months when booking in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Leeds to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Leeds and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Leeds and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Leeds Manchester train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

To understand how much you can save with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of trips you need to break even. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leeds Manchester ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Manchester to Leeds (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much does a railcard cost?

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for a complete year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Leeds to Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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