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.
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 £ 6.
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1 h 4 m
Trains per day
Of the 9 trains that leave Manchester for Sheffield every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 52 km distance in an average of 1 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 51 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 26 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.
|Distance||32 miles (52 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 16 min|
|Average train ticket price||£6 (€7)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or East Midlands Trains|
Trains from Manchester to Sheffield cover the 32 miles (52 km) long route taking on average 1 h 16 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £6, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sheffield.
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.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sheffield.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Sheffield and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Sheffield.
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