Manchester Airport to Sheffield train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£8

Average

£18

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.

Northern Rail
07:59Manchester Airport2h00 09:59Sheffield
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£81One-way
Transpennine Express
22:30Manchester Airport1h56 00:26Sheffield
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£171One-way
Transpennine Express
12:46Manchester Airport1h22 14:08Sheffield
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£221One-way
Transpennine Express
11:46Manchester Airport1h22 13:08Sheffield
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£231One-way

Train schedule Manchester Airport to Sheffield

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Northern Rail
07:59Manchester Airport2h00 09:59Sheffield
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Transpennine Express
11:46Manchester Airport1h22 13:08Sheffield
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Transpennine Express
12:46Manchester Airport1h22 14:08Sheffield
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Transpennine Express
22:30Manchester Airport1h56 00:26Sheffield
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Fastest train times from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

1 h 40 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

54 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Manchester Airport for Sheffield every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
12:46Manchester Airport1h22 14:08Sheffield
0 changes
£221One-way
Transpennine Express
11:46Manchester Airport1h22 13:08Sheffield
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£231One-way
Transpennine Express
22:30Manchester Airport1h56 00:26Sheffield
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£171One-way
Northern Rail
07:59Manchester Airport2h00 09:59Sheffield
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£81One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

distanceDistance33 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency32 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield cover the 33 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 32 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £10, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains Manchester Airport to Sheffield

You can travel by train between Manchester Airport and Sheffield with First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) for as low as £5. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys from Manchester Airport to Sheffield. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Manchester Airport to Sheffield train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 36 min
  • Average Price: £5
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 15 a day

Looking to travel by train between Manchester Airport and Sheffield? Omio can help you find that perfect route with First TransPennine Express 3. Check Omio to see current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Manchester Airport to Sheffield train and book First TransPennine Express 3 tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Sheffield from Manchester Airport, you can expect to travel 33 miles (53 km) one-way with First TransPennine Express 3. If you search for trains between Manchester Airport and Sheffield in the Omio app, you can check if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with First TransPennine Express 3, we do the work for you to get you safely to Sheffield from Manchester Airport. Book that perfect Manchester Airport to Sheffield train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester Airport to Sheffield train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 27 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 17 a day

Trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

Travelling by train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield is the fastest and most cost-effective way of making the journey. There is one direct departure every hour and one connecting service every hour from early morning until late evening. Direct routes take approximately one hour while connecting services take between 90 minutes and two hours. Departures are from Manchester Airport Train Station, while services terminate at Sheffield Train Station.

Which train companies travel from Manchester Airport to Sheffield?

Three companies provide trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield. Direct routes are operated by Transpennine Express, while connecting services are run by Northern and East Midlands. All have modern rolling stock with standard services of WiFi, luggage space and toilets. Some trains also have trolley catering.

How long is the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield?

Direct trains to Sheffield from Manchester Airport take just over one hour to complete the journey, while connecting routes are slightly longer, taking between 90 minutes and two hours. Where a connection is required, it is made at Manchester Piccadilly Station.

How many trains are there from Manchester Airport to Sheffield?

Trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield start running in the early hours of the morning. There are then two departures an hour, one direct and one connecting, until late in the evening. A similar timetable operates from Monday to Friday with a slightly reduced service at the weekend.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield?

Departure train station: Trains to Sheffield from Manchester Airport depart from the airport's train station, which is a striking modern building located between Terminals 1 and 3 within easy walking distance of Terminal 2. Taxis and local buses are available outside Terminal 1, while train station facilities include ATMs, WiFi, currency exchange, toilets, waiting areas, a shop and a cafe. Passengers can also use the facilities in the airport terminals.

Arrival train station: Trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield complete their journeys at Sheffield Train Station, still sometimes referred to by its previous name of Pond Street Station. It is located a ten-minute walk or short bus or tram ride from the city centre. Facilities at Sheffield Station include car and bicycle parking, a taxi rank, WiFi, ATMs, toilets, waiting areas and a passenger lounge and left luggage storage as well as a selection of shops, food kiosks and cafes.

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

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FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Sheffield from Manchester Airport for as low as £6  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Manchester Airport to Sheffield is £10  one way.
The distance between Manchester Airport and Sheffield by train is approximately 33 miles.
On average the Manchester Airport to Sheffield train time is 1 h 22 min  covering the 33 miles long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Airport   and arrive in Sheffield.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Airport, which is located around 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Sheffield, located 0.5 miles (764 m) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield, you can count on East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to Sheffield. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Manchester Airport to Sheffield and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Manchester Airport for Sheffield is 32 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Manchester Airport to Sheffield train departs at 07: 45   and the last train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield leaves at 22: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester Airport to Sheffield train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book a train ticket from Manchester Airport to Sheffield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £10 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Sheffield from Manchester Airport are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Trains departing from Manchester Airport

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Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
9.4 miles (15.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The nearest taxi rank is at Terminal 1.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 107 2149 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: re Step free access is provided from the Ground Transport Interchange to all platforms via lifts or ramps. This station is staffed for all services. This station is Category A. Station staff can provide assistance from Meeting Point 1 (adjacent to the Station Booking Office) and throughout the railway station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train. Customers requiring assistance to access other services or to connect with terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting the TransPennine Express Assisted Travel Team on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay). Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible public telephones: In the station cafe on platforms 2 and 3 | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Sheffield

How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: station front
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 08000 11 33 23 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A access station. There is step free access to the concourse and ticket hall. There are lifts available to all platforms. This station has tactile paving at the edge of each platform. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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