The cheapest trains from Manchester to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£6

Average

£10

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.

Cheapest
09:42Manchester Piccadilly1h17 10:59Sheffield
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£61One-way
07:13Manchester Piccadilly1h19 08:32Sheffield
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£61One-way
06:38Manchester Piccadilly1h26 08:04Sheffield
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£61One-way
08:49Manchester Piccadilly1h17 10:06Sheffield
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£61One-way
09:18Manchester Piccadilly0h51 10:09Sheffield
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£121One-way

Timetable Manchester to Sheffield

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06:15Manchester Piccadilly0h51 07:06Sheffield
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06:38Manchester Piccadilly1h26 08:04Sheffield
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07:13Manchester Piccadilly1h19 08:32Sheffield
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07:18Manchester Piccadilly0h52 08:10Sheffield
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08:18Manchester Piccadilly0h51 09:09Sheffield
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08:38Manchester Oxford Road0h56 09:34Sheffield
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08:49Manchester Piccadilly1h17 10:06Sheffield
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09:18Manchester Piccadilly0h51 10:09Sheffield
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09:42Manchester Piccadilly1h17 10:59Sheffield
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Mon
25 Oct
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£12National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£6Northern Rail
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Wed
27 Oct
£6Northern Rail
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Thu
28 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£5Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£9National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£9National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£9National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£9National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£8Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£11National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£11National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£11National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus

The fastest trains from Manchester to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

51 m

Average

1 h 4 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

52 km

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.

Fastest
06:15Manchester Piccadilly0h51 07:06Sheffield
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£131One-way
Fastest
09:18Manchester Piccadilly0h51 10:09Sheffield
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£121One-way
Fastest
08:18Manchester Piccadilly0h51 09:09Sheffield
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£131One-way
07:18Manchester Piccadilly0h52 08:10Sheffield
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£131One-way
08:38Manchester Oxford Road0h56 09:34Sheffield
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£141One-way

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Train Information between Manchester and Sheffield

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£6 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFirst 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.

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester to Sheffield
Travel by train 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
What is the cost of cheap trains between Manchester and Sheffield?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester to Sheffield to cost as little as £5  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Manchester to Sheffield cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Sheffield train price to come in at an average of £6  one way.
How far is it from Manchester to Sheffield by train?
The Manchester to Sheffield train distance is approximately 32 miles (52 km).
How long is the train between Manchester and Sheffield?
On average the train from Manchester to Sheffield duration is 1 h 16 min  for the 32 miles (52 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Manchester to Sheffield do I depart from? Which Sheffield train station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Sheffield.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Sheffield? Where is the Sheffield train station?

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.

Which train companies can get me from Manchester to Sheffield?
If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Sheffield, you can rely on First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or East Midlands Trains to get you to Sheffield. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Sheffield trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Sheffield from Manchester a day?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Sheffield is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Manchester to Sheffield? When does the last train depart from Manchester to Sheffield?
The earliest train departing from Manchester to Sheffield leaves at 07: 45. The last train departing from Manchester to Sheffield leaves at 09: 49. You can find the latest Manchester 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 book train tickets from Manchester to Sheffield to score 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 to Sheffield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £6 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Sheffield a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 from Manchester to Sheffield.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales