Leeds Airport to Manchester By Train ( 54 mins from 15.00 GBP)


Leeds Bradford Airport Bus Station to Manchester Piccadilly by Train

Leeds Bradford Airport Bus Station to Manchester Piccadilly by train

Trains from Leeds Airport to Manchester run from Leeds Bradford Airport Bus Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Leeds Airport and Manchester runs regularly up to 42 times a day. The first Train leaves Leeds Airport at 08:25 and the last Train departing at 21:19. The journey time on the Train is 54 mins.


There is no train service direct from Leeds Bradford Airport. Take the number 757 bus (this part of the journey will add extra time and cost to your journey) to Leeds Bus Station and then walk to Leeds Train Station (about 12 minutes) to get the connecting train to Manchester Piccadilly. The 757 service runs every 30 minutes during the day


It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Leeds Airport to Manchester for just 15.00 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 17.60 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.


To check train times and prices from Leeds Airport to Manchester click on the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by Train, you will be using Manchester Piccadilly Train station on London Road. Manchester Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.


If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.


 Leeds Airport To Manchester by Megabus (1hr 0 mins from 6.00 GBP)


Leeds Kirkgate Stand K14 to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by Bus

Leeds Kirkgate Stand K14 to Manchester Shudehill Interchange by bus

The Bus service between Leeds Airport and Manchester runs 9 times a day. This service is run by Megabus with the first Bus leaving at 05:15 and the last leaving at 23:10. This can be the cheapest way to travel between the two locations with fares as low as 1.50 GBP one way for those who book online up to three months in advance. You can book a return fare from 6.00 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times after 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Leeds Kirkgate Stand K14 in Leeds Airport to Manchester Shudehill Interchange in Manchester. Manchester is 44 miles (70.84Km) from Leeds Airport and the journey time on the Bus will take 1hr 0 mins.


This service is from Leeds Centre only. You will need to take a number 757 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport to Leeds Centre and change to the Megabus Service from Kirkgate (3 mins walk from bus station). The 757 service runs every 30 minutes


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Leeds Airport to Manchester click the button below.



NOTE - be advised to bring your Megabus reservation printed or in your phone as drivers may refuse boarding unless you do even though this is not in their conditions.


If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Bradshaw Street, Shudehill interchange bus station. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. For more detailed information, including maps and national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.


 Leeds Airport To Manchester by Bus (2hr 15 mins from 15.10 GBP)


Leeds Bradford Airport to Manchester Coach Station by Bus

Leeds Bradford Airport to Manchester Coach Station by bus

The Bus service between Leeds Airport and Manchester runs 26 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 05:55 and the last bus is at 23:50. You can book a return fare from 15.10 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Leeds Bradford Airport in Leeds Airport to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 44 miles (70.84Km) from Leeds Airport and the journey time on the Bus will take 2hr 15 mins.


This is an indirect service and you will need to change at Bradford for your connection to Manchester Piccadilly


Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Leeds Airport to Manchester click the button below.



If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Manchester Central coach station, on Chorlton Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.


Leeds Airport to Manchester by Car (1hr 10 mins 44 miles)


Car parking

Manchester is 44 miles (70.84Km) from Leeds Airport. If you are travelling to Manchester by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Manchester Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.


If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Manchester. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Manchester there are several places to pick up a car.




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