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

The trip between Leeds, located in England and Manchester, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: TransPennine Express, Northern.

Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Manchester from Leeds. The average journey time from Leeds to Manchester is 1h10m to cover the 36 miles.

We found trains from £3.50 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares will change 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 1h09m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £4.00 MORE 1h31m
from £2.50 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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Megabus£5

National Express£7

Loco2£5

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Megabus£4

National Express£9

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 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
Leeds
07:06
Manchester Victoria
07:54
0h48m TransPennine Express
Leeds
07:13
Manchester Victoria
08:47
1h34m Northern
Leeds
07:18
Manchester Piccadilly
08:19
1h01m TransPennine Express
Leeds
07:21
Manchester Victoria
08:54
1h33m Northern
Leeds
07:34
Manchester Victoria
08:22
0h48m TransPennine Express
Leeds
12:06
Manchester Victoria
12:54
0h48m TransPennine Express
Leeds
12:18
Manchester Victoria
13:43
1h25m Northern
Leeds
12:18
Manchester Piccadilly
13:20
1h02m TransPennine Express
Leeds
12:20
Manchester Victoria
13:54
1h34m Northern
Leeds
12:34
Manchester Victoria
13:22
0h48m TransPennine Express
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Leeds - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket 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 the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £4 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £13 for your trip. Thus, you will save 71% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying 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
£5.00 16/11/2018 12:18 Northern 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£5.00 16/11/2018 07:21 Northern 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£5.00 16/11/2018 12:20 Northern 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£5.00 16/11/2018 07:13 Northern 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£5.00 16/11/2018 17:21 Northern 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£5.00 16/11/2018 17:18 Northern 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£15.50 16/11/2018 12:06 TransPennine Express 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£15.50 16/11/2018 12:34 TransPennine Express 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£16.00 16/11/2018 07:34 TransPennine Express 1 day ago
Leeds
Manchester
Victoria
£16.00 16/11/2018 17:06 TransPennine Express 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Leeds Manchester train

Discount Leeds - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Leeds Manchester train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leeds Manchester ticket is £12.56 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £12.56: £88/£12.56 = 7.01. It will take you on average 8 trips from Manchester to Leeds (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third 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 £12.56 £8.37 £4.19 7.03

(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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