Cheap bus tickets from Sheffield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

£12

Average

£12

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Sheffield to Manchester will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

National Express
11:00Sheffield3h50 14:50Manchester
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£121One-way
National Express
21:35Sheffield2h50 00:25Manchester
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£121One-way
National Express
19:05Sheffield2h55 22:00Manchester
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£121One-way
National Express
16:05Sheffield3h35 19:40Manchester
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£121One-way
National Express
20:35Sheffield2h50 23:25Manchester
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£121One-way

Bus Timetable Sheffield to Manchester

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National Express
11:00Sheffield3h50 14:50Manchester
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National Express
16:05Sheffield3h35 19:40Manchester
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National Express
17:05Sheffield3h35 20:40Manchester
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National Express
19:05Sheffield2h55 22:00Manchester
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National Express
20:35Sheffield2h50 23:25Manchester
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National Express
21:35Sheffield2h50 00:25Manchester
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23 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Tue
24 May
£4Northern Rail
£12National Express
Wed
25 May
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£12National Express
Thu
26 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Fri
27 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Sat
28 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Sun
29 May
£27Transpennine Express
£8Northern Rail
Mon
30 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Tue
31 May
£5Northern Rail
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Wed
1 Jun
£7East Midlands Railway
£12National Express
Thu
2 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£12National Express
Fri
3 Jun
£8East Midlands Railway
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Sat
4 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£12National Express
Sun
5 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£12National Express
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6 Jun
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7 Jun
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8 Jun
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Thu
9 Jun
£5Northern Rail
£12National Express
Fri
10 Jun
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11 Jun
£5Northern Rail
£12National Express

Bus times from Sheffield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m

Average

3 h 19 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

52 km

It's difficult to get from Sheffield to Manchester without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:40Sheffield, Coach Station2h45 12:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£121One-way
2nd Fastest
21:35Sheffield, Coach Station2h50 00:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£121One-way
20:05Sheffield, Coach Station2h55 23:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£121One-way
13:00Sheffield, Coach Station3h25 16:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£121One-way
15:35Sheffield, Coach Station3h30 19:05Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£121One-way

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Overview: Coach from Sheffield to Manchester

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£12 (€14)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesBus, National Express, Flixbus, Northern Rail or Megabus

Coaches from Sheffield to Manchester cover the 32 miles (52 km) long route taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Bus, National Express, Flixbus, Northern Rail or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £12, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and FlixBus Sheffield to Manchester

You can travel by coach from Sheffield to Manchester with National Express and FlixBus for as low as £12. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

FlixBus
National Express

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets between Sheffield and Manchester and when travelling by coach:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Sheffield to Manchester: Journey Details

    National Express operates regular buses from Sheffield to Manchester seven days a week. The direct journey takes around 3.5 hours. The first departure from Sheffield Interchange is just after 4:00 a.m. and the last departure is just after 10:30 p.m. Megabus offer a quicker and cheaper option to Manchester, with two buses a day departing from the Sheffield Meadowhall Shopping Centre. Journey time is 2 hours with departures at around 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

    Taking the Bus from Sheffield

    Sheffield Interchange is on Howard Street, 10 minutes walk or 5 minutes by tram from the heart of the city. The Meadowhall Bus Station is located outside the city centre and linked by trams and trains. The tram journey takes 20 minutes and the train just 5, with departures every few minutes. First Bus and Stagecoach operate Sheffield's public transport system, which includes local and regional buses and three tram lines. Taxis are available at both stations.

    Getting into Manchester by Bus

    There is plenty to entertain visitors in Manchester. The city has a vibrant music and nightclub scene, cultural attractions, world-class museums and fine dining. Manchester's industrial roots, spanning over two centuries are celebrated in museums, such as the Museum of Science and Industry, as well as at the newly rejuvenated Salford Quays area of the waterside. Manchester Chorlton Street Coach Station is a few minutes by foot from Manchester Piccadilly Train Station, the Arndale Shopping Centre and the city' historic attractions. First Bus operates local tram and bus services, which include regular night bus routes seven days a week. A taxi rank is located at the station.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Manchester from Sheffield

    Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Sheffield to Manchester.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap coach to Manchester from Sheffield cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Sheffield and Manchester for as little as £12  in the next 7 days.

    How much does the coach from Sheffield to Manchester cost on average?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Sheffield to Manchester coach prices are on average £12  one way.

    How many miles is it from Sheffield to Manchester by coach?

    The Sheffield to Manchester coach distance is approximately 32 miles (52 km).

    What is the average Sheffield to Manchester coach duration?

    On average the coach from Sheffield to Manchester duration is 2 h 45 min  for the 32 miles (52 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    Which coach station from Sheffield to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester coach station from Sheffield do I arrive in?

    When departing from Sheffield, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Sheffield, Sheffield, Brown Street and Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange). When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

    Omio customers book a coach from Sheffield   to Manchester, Coach Station   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the coach station in Sheffield? Where is the coach station in Manchester?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.5 miles (764 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city centre.

    What coach companies offer a service to Manchester from Sheffield?

    For the trip from Sheffield to Manchester you can take a coach with Bus, National Express, Flixbus, Northern Rail or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Manchester from Sheffield on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

    When is the earliest coach from Sheffield to Manchester? When is the last coach from Sheffield to Manchester?

    If you prefer early morning coaches from Sheffield to Manchester, the first coach leaves at 04: 40. If you prefer late night coaches from Sheffield to Manchester, the last coach of the day leaves at 22: 27. Omio shows you the latest coach from Sheffield to Manchester timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

    How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets to Manchester from Sheffield for the best deals?

    If you buy a coach ticket to Manchester from Sheffield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £12 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between Sheffield and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.