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.
This is the last train of the day.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
1 h 22 m
1 h 40 m
Trains per day
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.
|Average train duration||1 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£10 (€11)|
|Train frequency||32 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||East 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.
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 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):
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:
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.
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.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need