It takes an average of 1h 38m to travel from Leeds to Manchester Airport by train, over a distance of around 42 miles (68 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Leeds to Manchester Airport and tickets for this journey start from £5.90 when you book in advance.
From 1h 24m
42 miles (68 km)
30 trains per day
Direct trains available
Flying out of Manchester Airport and want to know more about the journey from Leeds by train, look no further!
It usually takes around 1h 35m to travel the 42 miles (68 km) from Leeds to Manchester Airport by train, with around 50 trains running on this route daily. Good news! There are direct trains available on this route, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. Want to get there quickly? All trains on this route are operated by TransPennine Express and their fastest service gets you to Manchester Airport in just 1h 9m. It’s easy to keep yourself entertained during this journey, with free WiFi, an onboard entertainment platform, and plug sockets.
To snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – tickets are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, get a Railcard – you’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.
Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Leeds to Manchester Airport with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Leeds to Manchester Airport is right for you.
National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.
Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.
For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.