Trains from Leeds to Manchester

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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
Train operators Northern, TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £3.50
Average train price £13.00

The route connecting Leeds, which is in England and Manchester, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are run by the following train companies: Northern, TransPennine Express.

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.

We found tickets from £3.50 to travel in the next month. Fares can vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Leeds to Manchester train tickets

from £3.50 MORE 1h04m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £4.00 MORE 1h32m
from £1.50 MORE 1h20m

Leeds - Manchester prices calendar

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

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Leeds - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 23/09/2018 17:19 Northern 1 month ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 23/09/2018 08:18 Northern 1 month ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 23/09/2018 12:18 Northern 1 month ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 28/09/2018 12:20 Northern 2 months ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 28/09/2018 12:18 Northern 2 months ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£4.20 28/09/2018 17:21 Northern 2 months ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£4.20 28/09/2018 07:21 Northern 2 months ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£5.50 28/09/2018 07:13 Northern 2 months ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£5.50 28/09/2018 17:18 Northern 2 months ago
Leeds
Manchester
Piccadilly
£9.50 23/09/2018 17:40 TransPennine Express 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Leeds Manchester train

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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?

If you want to understand the benefits of a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Leeds Manchester ticket is £12.29 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £12.29: £88/£12.29 = 7.16. It will take you approximately 8 trips from Manchester to Leeds (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

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 £12.29 £8.20 £4.10 7.18

(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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