Manchester to Leeds by train
Travelling from Manchester to Leeds by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Leeds take around 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 58 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Leeds.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Leeds?
Direct trains from Manchester to Leeds have been found.
We usually find around 131 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Leeds every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 112 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Leeds?
The Manchester to Leeds train travel time is normally about 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Leeds train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:36 and the last train is around 00:57.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:26, and the last at 00:55.
What's the Manchester to Leeds train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Leeds are $4.43.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $4 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $5. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester to Leeds train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Leeds by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Leeds?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Leeds, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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