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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 TransPennine Express, Northern
Lowest train price from £3.50
Average train price £9.00

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

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 1h22m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £4.00 MORE 1h31m
from £1.50 MORE 1h07m

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 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Leeds to Manchester

When are the next trains to Manchester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Leeds
07:18
Manchester Oxford Road
08:56
1h38m Northern
Leeds
07:25
Manchester Victoria
09:08
1h43m Northern
Leeds
07:51
Manchester Victoria
09:17
1h26m Northern
Leeds
08:18
Manchester Oxford Road
09:55
1h37m Northern
Leeds
08:25
Manchester Victoria
10:10
1h45m Northern
Leeds
12:20
Manchester Victoria
13:43
1h23m Northern
Leeds
12:25
Manchester Victoria
14:07
1h42m Northern
Leeds
12:51
Manchester Victoria
14:17
1h26m Northern
Leeds
13:20
Manchester Oxford Road
14:56
1h36m Northern
Leeds
13:30
Manchester Victoria
15:12
1h42m Northern
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

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Leeds - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

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
Oxford Road
£3.50 27/01/2018 07:18 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 27/01/2018 07:23 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 24/01/2018 12:18 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.50 24/01/2018 12:26 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.80 20/01/2018 07:51 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Oxford Road
£3.80 20/01/2018 07:18 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£3.80 20/01/2018 07:25 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£4.00 21/01/2018 08:18 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Oxford Road
£4.00 20/01/2018 13:20 Northern 14 days ago
Leeds
Manchester
Oxford Road
£4.00 20/01/2018 08:18 Northern 14 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Leeds Manchester train

Discount Leeds - Manchester train tickets

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?

In order to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you can assess the number of trips you need to break even. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Leeds Manchester ticket is £8.13 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £8.13: £88/£8.13 = 10.83. You will need to make approximately 11 trips from Manchester to Leeds (one way trip) 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 £8.13 £5.42 £2.71 10.86

(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