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Bus tickets between Leicester and Manchester can normally be found from $3.86. However, when picking a bus trip, ticket prices are only one part of the equation. By using our smart bus search, you’ll find the ideal option for your travel needs. Simply select one of the offers by megabus, National Express and Busbud. The fastest bus from Manchester to Leicester only takes 3h 30m. Just click "Find Now" to see all available options and take your pick!

Leicester to Manchester Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$3.86
Fastest Bus3h 30m
Distance74.2 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus, National Express, Busbud
  Bus Leicester - Manchester    74 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-70%

The cheapest bus routes from Leicester to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      3:35 AM
      7:05 AM
    5 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.86
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      3:35 AM
      7:05 AM
    1 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.86
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      3:35 AM
      7:05 AM
    12 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.86
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      3:35 AM
      7:05 AM
    23 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $3.86
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      3:35 AM
      7:05 AM
    14 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $4.28
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      3:35 AM
      7:05 AM
    10 Feb
    megabusmegabus
    from $4.28
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      3:35 AM
      7:05 AM
    15 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $5.14
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      8:15 PM
      1:15 AM
    14 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.72
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      8:15 PM
      1:15 AM
    6 Jan
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.36
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      8:15 PM
      1:15 AM
    4 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.36
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      7:45 PM
      1:15 AM
    23 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.36
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      8:15 PM
      1:15 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $8.36
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      11:30 AM
      4:45 PM
    29 Nov
    BusbudBusbud
    from $12.67
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      1:30 PM
      6:45 PM
    29 Nov
    BusbudBusbud
    from $12.67


  Carpooling Leicester - Manchester    74 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Leicester to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Leicester
    Manchester
      7:30 PM
      10:30 PM
    29 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $19.29


  Bus Manchester - Leicester    74 mi
Ø Bus connections6 x
Savings-42%

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Leicester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      3:00 PM
      8:00 PM
    10 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.07
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      3:00 PM
      8:00 PM
    15 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.07
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      3:00 PM
      8:00 PM
    8 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.07
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    16 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.72
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    12 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.72
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:25 AM
      4:00 PM
    7 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.72
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      3:00 PM
      8:00 PM
    6 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $7.72
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:45 PM
      3:05 AM
    7 Jan
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.37
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:45 PM
      3:05 AM
    25 Nov
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.37
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:45 PM
      3:05 AM
    1 Jan
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.37
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:45 PM
      3:05 AM
    2 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.37
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      11:45 PM
      3:05 AM
    3 Dec
    +1
    megabusmegabus
    from $8.37
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      1:45 PM
      5:50 PM
    29 Nov
    ALSAALSA
    from $12.09
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      3:00 PM
      7:20 PM
    29 Nov
    ALSAALSA
    from $12.09


  Carpooling Manchester - Leicester    74 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Leicester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Manchester
    Leicester
      7:10 AM
      2:10 PM
    29 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $42.44


Current ticket prices

A family visit is long overdue or you'd simply like to go away for a few days but you're a bit tight on cash at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Tickets for the trip of your choice from Leicester to Manchester can currently be booked for $3.86 with megabus. But don't hesitate for too long: prices can go up to $4.28 if you book last-minute.

Bus stops in Leicester and Manchester

  Stations
Bradshaw St , Manchester (United Kingdom)
Chorlton St 16, Manchester (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also eco-friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to free WiFi. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can instantly see, which operator offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: megabus.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from Manchester to Leicester can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current promotions for your Leicester – Manchester bus.

Leicester and Manchester: Useful Info

Leicester
339,239
Manchester
0.55 Million
Taxi
$5.70
$6.14
Leicester
Manchester
A cab ride in Leicester is 8% cheaper than in Manchester.
Local buses
$3.22
$3.34
Leicester
Manchester
A bus fare in Leicester is 4% cheaper than in Manchester.
Beer
$4.50
$4.50
Leicester
Manchester
A large beer in Leicester is 0% more expensive than in Manchester.
Water
$1.82
$1.44
Leicester
Manchester
A bottle of water in Leicester is 21% more expensive than in Manchester.
Meal
$10.03
$6.46
Leicester
Manchester
A meal in Leicester is 36% more expensive than in Manchester.
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