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How to take a rail journey Manchester to Leeds

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Manchester to Leeds by train

When the usual timetable is operating there are now four (!) journey options available when taking a train from Manchester to Leeds:
(1) The express trains operated by TransPennine Express from Manchester Victoria station
(2) Additional trains operated by TransPennine Express which now depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.
(3) A train operated by TransPennine Express which loops around the west of the city and calls at Oxford Road station between calls at Piccadilly and Victoria stations
(4) Taking the trains which head off from Manchester Victoria on a longer and therefore slower route, but they are typically (much) cheaper.

Routes you can take to go from Manchester to Leeds

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: the express services from Victoria station

Route Information

Option: 2 departing from Piccadilly
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 5min (approx)



Travel Info

2 x trains per hour

Route Information

Option 3: the slower services from Victoria
Travel Time (approx)

1hr 20min - 1hr 30min (approx)



Travel Info

Monday to Saturday 2 x trains per hour
Sunday 1 x train per hour

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