Leeds Rail Station to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 3 hours 43 mins

Leeds Rail Station to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

Leave at 11:07 and arrive at 14:02
Journey time 02:55
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with First TransPennine Express to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Huddersfield Rail Station
  • Stalybridge Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Manchester Airport

  • Heald Green Rail Station
  • Manchester Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus M11 to Shudehill, Shudehill Interchange

  • Shudehill, Shudehill Interchange

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus M15 to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

  • Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Leeds Rail Station to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

Leave at 12:15 and arrive at 16:32
Journey time 04:17
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with First TransPennine Express to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Dewsbury Rail Station
  • Huddersfield Rail Station
  • Manchester Victoria Rail Station
  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station
  • Lea Green Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Merseyrail to Liverpool James Street

  • Liverpool Central Rail Station
  • Liverpool James Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Liverpool, Liverpool ONE Bus Station

  • Liverpool, Liverpool ONE Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 170 to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Crown Street #2
  • Liverpool, Kensington, Deane Road
  • Liverpool, Old Swan, Fruit And Veg Market
  • Liverpool, Old Swan, Edge Lane Drive
  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

  • Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Leeds Rail Station to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

Leave at 13:09 and arrive at 17:07
Journey time 03:58
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Meadowhall

  • Wakefield Kirkgate Rail Station
  • Barnsley Rail Station
  • Meadowhall Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Meadowhall, Meadowhall Interchange

  • Meadowhall, Meadowhall Interchange

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 131 to Leeds City Centre, Leeds Dyer Street Coach Station

  • Leeds City Centre, Leeds Dyer Street Coach Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 170 to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

  • Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Leeds Rail Station


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