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Manchester to Leeds train information

Manchester Leeds train map

Train duration 1h06m
Arrival Leeds, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 36 Miles
Lowest train price from £3.50
Average train price £10.00

The journey from Manchester, situated in England and Leeds, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to go to Leeds from Manchester. The average travel time from Manchester to Leeds is 1h06m to cover the 36 miles.

The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £3.50 one way.

Best prices for Manchester to Leeds train tickets

from £3.50 MORE 1h07m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £4.00 MORE 1h30m
from £3.35 MORE 1h13m

Manchester - Leeds prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Leeds 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.

Manchester - Leeds: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Manchester to Leeds in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £4 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 76% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Leeds trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 16:55 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 17:37 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 12:19 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 11:58 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 06:55 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 07:36 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 17:19 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 12:37 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£3.50 13/08/2019 07:19 1 day ago
Manchester
Victoria
Leeds
£7.70 13/08/2019 12:32 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Manchester Leeds train

Discount Manchester - Leeds train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Manchester Leeds train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Manchester to Leeds cost on average £9.42 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £9.42 (£88/£9.42 = 9.35), it turns out that after only 10 one way journeys from Leeds to Manchester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire 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
Manchester to Leeds train £9.42 £6.28 £3.14 9.37

(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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