|Distance||33 miles (53 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||£23 (€26)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains|
Trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield cover the 33 miles (53 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £23, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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