Manchester to Sheffield train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Sheffield is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Northern Rail
09:481h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:06Sheffield station (SHF)
£141One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Northern Rail
08:481h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:06Sheffield station (SHF)
£141One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:430h52
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:35Sheffield station (SHF)
£151One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:130h56
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:09Sheffield station (SHF)
£211One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:130h57
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:10Sheffield station (SHF)
£211One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to Sheffield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 22 April
Transpennine Express
08:130h57
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:10Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
08:430h52
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:35Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:481h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:06Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:130h56
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:09Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:430h52
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:35Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:481h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:06Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Fastest Journey

52 m

Average

1 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

52 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester for Sheffield every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
East Midlands Railway
08:430h52
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:35Sheffield station (SHF)
£251One-way
0 changes
Fastest
East Midlands Railway
09:430h52
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:35Sheffield station (SHF)
£151One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:130h56
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:09Sheffield station (SHF)
£211One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:130h57
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:10Sheffield station (SHF)
£211One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:481h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:06Sheffield station (SHF)
£141One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Sheffield

distanceDistance32 miles
durationAverage train duration50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£12 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Manchester to Sheffield cover the 32 miles long journey taking on average 50 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £12, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains trains Manchester to Sheffield

Travel between Manchester and Sheffield from £4 with Omio’s train partners Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

Train information from Manchester to Sheffield with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: £12

Trains From Manchester To Sheffield: Journey Overview

With trains from Manchester to Sheffield operating on a regular basis, the first train of the day departs from Manchester Piccadilly at 5:46 a.m. and the last train departs at just before midnight. At peak times, the train departs up to 4 times per hour. The journey from Manchester to Sheffield takes a little under 1 hour, approximately 50 minutes and the route is served by Northern Rail, Transpennine Express and East Midlands Trains.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Sheffield Train Station

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station: Located in the heart of the city, Piccadilly Station is less than a 2-minute walk from the bus station.

Sheffield Train Station: Sheffield Train Station is located in the city centre. There are regular buses and taxis to the station for those who choose not to walk.

FAQs: Manchester to Sheffield train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Sheffield 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 Manchester to Sheffield.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Sheffield can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Sheffield is £12; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Manchester and Sheffield is on average 50 min   for the 32 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Sheffield by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Sheffield leaves at 05: 46. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Sheffield leaves at 23: 49.
There are 24 trains a day from Manchester to Sheffield which require at least one change with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Sheffield. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester to Sheffield.
When taking a train from Manchester to Sheffield, you can count on Northern Rail (3), 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 from Manchester to Sheffield and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 49.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Sheffield, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Sheffield by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Manchester to Sheffield including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Sheffield

Manchester
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip between Manchester and Sheffield.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Airport
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
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Manchester, Abraham Moss

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