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Best price 0.03 £
Journey duration 1 h 11 min
Connections per day 185
First departure 02:20
Last departure 23:00
Distance 57 km

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Leeds to Manchester?

The prices for train tickets from Leeds to Manchester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Leeds to Manchester will cost 0.03 £. The average train ticket price is approximately 10.97 £. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Trains from Leeds to Manchester

How long does it take to get from Leeds to Manchester by train?

The journey from Leeds to Manchester covers a distance of 58. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 h 11 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 47 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Leeds to Manchester faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Leeds to Manchester leave?

The first journey of the night departs from Leeds at 02:20. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 23:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Leeds and Manchester. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Leeds to Manchester?

In Leeds, departure stations include Leeds and Leeds [ LDS ]. When you arrive in Manchester, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Manchester Victoria, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport [ MIA ], Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ], Manchester Oxford Road [ MCO ] and Manchester Victoria [ MCV ]. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Leeds to Manchester?

The exact number of journeys from Leeds to Manchester can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 185 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail, TransPennine Express and Northern. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 300 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Leeds to Manchester. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Leeds to Manchester varies, but in general, you can expect to find 153 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 32 journeys with one change or more.