Cheap bus travel from Leeds to Manchester | megabus

Leeds to Manchester by Coach

Buses from Leeds to Manchester take you from one city to the next in just over an hour. That’s just enough time to plan your trip, and with free WiFi onboard, you can book things like tickets and tables while you’re at it.For inspiration, read our Manchester city guide. It includes everything from the Lowry gallery to Old Trafford stadium, plus recommendations on the best places to shop or head for a night out.

How long does the bus from Leeds to Manchester take?

The coach from Leeds to Manchester takes an average of an hour and eight minutes, although it’s worth allowing a little extra time for traffic.

It’s just long enough to make the most of onboard facilities like free WiFi and power sockets, which come as standard on megabus coaches.

Plus, because you’ve got up to 10 Leeds to Manchester buses to choose from every day, you can work out which departure time suits you best.

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Where does the megabus stop in Leeds and Manchester?

Leeds to Manchester coaches set off from Leeds Bus and Coach Station’s stand 1. It’s off York Street in the city centre, right next to Kirkgate Market. Pop in if you’ve got some time to spare before your coach leaves – it’s one of the highlights in our Leeds city guide.

Your coach will arrive in Manchester at the Shudehill Interchange. It’s in the city centre, just south of Manchester Victoria train station. There are loads of shops to explore as soon as you’re off the coach, from a huge Selfridges to a giant Debenhams.

Manchester’s Northern Quarter, one of the city’s best spots for a night out, is right next door. And Manchester Piccadilly mainline station is walkable from here, too.

If you’ve booked a coach to Manchester to get to one of the city’s universities, you’re in luck. You can easily get to the University of Manchester, University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University by bus or tram. Some campuses are even closer – the University of Manchester’s Sackville Street building, for example, is about a 15-minute walk.

Manchester isn't short of things to do, so why not use our city guide when planning your trip.

How much do Leeds to Manchester journeys cost?

megabus tickets from Leeds to Manchester start from as little as £1 plus a 50p booking fee. Prices and tickets are subject to availability, so please read our terms and conditions for more info.

How can I book tickets from Leeds to Manchester?

The cheapest coach tickets sell out fast, so use the megabus journey planner to get your Leeds to Manchester travel booked today. Or just take a shortcut and book now.