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    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 4
    on time
    Leeds
    Platform 9 estimated
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    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    on time
    Leeds
    Platform 11D estimated
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    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    on time
    Leeds
    Platform 12D estimated
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    Peak
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    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Leeds
    Platform 11D estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Leeds
    Platform 15A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Leeds
    Platform 8D estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Leeds
    Platform 16B estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
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    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 4 estimated
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    Leeds
    Platform 15 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 2 estimated
    Leeds
    Platform 13B estimated
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    Peak
  10. Manchester Victoria
    Platform 1 estimated
    Leeds
    Platform 10B estimated
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Journey information from Manchester to Leeds

  • Train Fares from: £3.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 286
  • Distance: 36 miles (58 km)
  • Train operators: TransPennine Express
  • Origin: Manchester
  • Destination: Leeds
  • How long does it take to travel from Manchester to Leeds by train?

    The average journey time between Manchester and Leeds is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 286 trains per day travelling from Manchester to Leeds. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Manchester to Leeds?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester to Leeds without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Manchester to Leeds.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Manchester and Leeds?

    The distance between Manchester and Leeds is 36 miles.

    Distance: 36 miles
  • What time is the first train from Manchester to Leeds?

    The first train from Manchester to Leeds departs at .

    What time is the last train from Manchester to Leeds?

    The last train from Manchester to Leeds departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Manchester to Leeds

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Manchester to Leeds here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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