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Rides:Manchester Leicester (10.12.2022)

2:30 hrs
Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)
Leicester (Fosse Park)
Almost full
€ 29.99
2:15 hrs
Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)
Leicester (Fosse Park)
Almost full
€ 12.49
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Manchester (Shudehill Interchange)

Manchester (Stand NN on Shudehill)

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How long does it take from Manchester to Leicester by bus?
The quickest bus trip from Manchester to Leicester takes as little as 2 hours 15 minutes.
What is the distance between Manchester and Leicester?
The bus route from Manchester to Leicester covers 173kms. FlixBus can bring you from Manchester to Leicester in as little as 2 hours 15 minutes.
How much is the bus ticket between Manchester and Leicester?
You can get from Manchester to Leicester for as little as 5,50 €. On average, tickets for this connection cost 20,71 €.
What route does the bus from Manchester to Leicester take?
There are direct connections from Manchester to Leicester. The fastest bus on this connection has 3 stop(s).
How can I pay for the bus from Manchester to Leicester?
You can buy your bus ticket from Manchester to Leicester choosing your preferred payment method among card, Paypal, Google Pay, and more!
Where can I see if my bus from Manchester to Leicester is on time?
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When is the cheapest time to book a bus ticket?
You can book your bus ticket for FlixBus from as little as 5,50 € EUR. You buy your ticket most easily on or in the app. Book in time to get the best price.
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Find the cheapest buses from Manchester to Leicester

Looking for cheap tickets from Manchester to Leicester? FlixBus has you covered. The distance between Manchester and Leicester is 173kms, which takes a minimum of 2 hours 15 minutes.

FlixBus has a large network, so you can travel onwards with us once you reach Leicester. Tickets for this connection cost 20,71 € on average, but you can book a trip for as little as 5,50 €.The lowest price for this connection is 5,50 €, but prices might be higher during high season and when the bus gets full.

So how to find the best ticket prices? Be sure to book in advance on our website or via our FlixBus App. When booking through the App, your ticket will be stored directly, making bus travel even more and convenient!

Traveling from Manchester to Leicester

The bus takes a minimum of 2 hours 15 minutes and you can expect 3 stops on your journey.

Traveling with FlixBus isn’t just quick, it’s cheap too. If you book in advance online or using the app, you can expect to pay as little as 5,50 € for a ticket between Manchester and Leicester, , but prices might go up in high season or if buses are full, getting to an average of 20,71 €. That’s a great saving compared to traveling by train, car or plane!

What’s more, bus travel is a more sustainable mode of transport. We’re working towards making our entire FlixBus fleet 100% carbon neutral, and every customer can offset their carbon footprint by making a donation when they purchase their ticket.

Taking the bus from Manchester

Manchester is well-connected on the FlixBus network with 14 connections departing every day from 2 stations, making it very easy to travel across the country.

Arriving in Leicester

With 2 bus stations, Manchester is well-connected. Traveling with FlixBus around the country is very cheap and easy, as to get to Leicester you can pick one of the 13 routes arriving daily.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Manchester to Leicester

Once you’ve booked your bus tickets through the FlixBus App using one of our secure payment methods, you just need to bring your phone to use as your ticket - and your luggage, of course. Don’t worry about packing light as you can bring one piece of carry-on luggage and one piece of hold luggage for your journey.

Want to be guaranteed the best seat in the house? You can choose yours when you book your ticket. Opt for a classic seat, a table seat, a panorama seat for a great view, or reserve the free seat beside you for extra space.

Once you’ve stowed your luggage away and settled in, sit back and enjoy the journey with the onboard services on your FlixBus bus including free Wi-Fi onboard, FLIXtainment - our entertainment portal, toilets and plug socket. Whether you need to fire off some emails during your trip, or you want to relax and enjoy the ride, we’ve got you covered.

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