The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Sheffield will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Sheffield every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 52 km distance in an average of 57 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 50 m .
The slowest train will take 1 h 16 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 5 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£7|
|Trains depart from:||Manchester|
|Trains arrive in:||Sheffield|
|Train Companies:||First Transpennine Express, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail|
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 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.