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Best price 4.44 £
Journey duration 4 h 59 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 00:10
Last departure 12:25
Distance 119 km

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What's the best way to get from Leicester to Manchester? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Leicester to Manchester, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Leicester to Manchester?

Prices will vary when you travel from Leicester to Manchester. On average, though, you'll pay about 18.87 £ for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as 4.44 £, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Buses from Leicester to Manchester

How long does it take to get from Leicester to Manchester by bus?

The distance between Leicester and Manchester is around 120. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 h 59 min. However, the fastest routes between Leicester and Manchester take 2 h 30 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Leicester to Manchester?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Leicester to Manchester leaving at 00:10. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 12:25.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do departures from Leicester leave for Manchester?

The route from Leicester to Manchester is served by providers including Megabus and National Express. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 73 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Leicester 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Leicester to Manchester, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 2 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 4 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.