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Train Information to Sheffield from Manchester Airport

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst 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.

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.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield to cost as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Manchester Airport to Sheffield on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester Airport to Sheffield train to cost on average £23  one way.
What is the distance from Manchester Airport to Sheffield via train?
The Manchester Airport to Sheffield train distance is approximately 33 miles (53 km).
What is the average Manchester Airport to Sheffield train duration?
On average the Manchester Airport to Sheffield train time is 1 h 18 min  covering the 33 miles (53 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train providers can take me between Manchester Airport and Sheffield?
When taking a train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield, you can count on First Transpennine Express or East Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Sheffield. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Sheffield from Manchester Airport and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Sheffield from Manchester Airport a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Manchester Airport to Sheffield. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester Airport to Sheffield?
The earliest train departing from Manchester Airport to Sheffield leaves at 07: 48. The last train departing from Manchester Airport to Sheffield leaves at 09: 10. You can find the latest Manchester Airport to Sheffield train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Manchester Airport to Sheffield train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from Manchester Airport to Sheffield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £23 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester Airport to Sheffield a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester Airport
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Manchester Airport is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your trip to Sheffield from Manchester Airport.

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