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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Northern Rail
11:151h13
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:28Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£121One-way
0 changes
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Northern Rail
10:171h11
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:28Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£121One-way
0 changes
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Northern Rail
12:141h10
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:24Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£121One-way
0 changes
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Northern Rail
09:141h19
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:33Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£121One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:140h50
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:04Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£221One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSheffield to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
Transpennine Express
09:110h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:03Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:141h19
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:33Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
10:140h50
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:04Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Northern Rail
10:171h11
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:28Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
10:410h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:36Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
11:110h56
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:07Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Northern Rail
11:151h13
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:28Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
11:400h56
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:36Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
12:110h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:06Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Northern Rail
12:141h10
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:24Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
12:400h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
13:110h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
14:03Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Train times from Sheffield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h

Trains per day

12

Distance

52 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Sheffield for Manchester every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
10:140h50
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:04Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£221One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
13:110h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
14:03Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£221One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:110h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:03Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£221One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
12:110h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:06Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£301One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
12:400h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:35Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£301One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Manchester

distanceDistance32 miles
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Sheffield to Manchester cover the 32 miles long trip taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £13, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

You can travel by train between Sheffield and Manchester with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains for as low as £7. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

TransPennine Express from Sheffield to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 54 min
  • Cheapest Price: £8

Trains from Sheffield to Manchester: Journey Details

Manchester has roots going back to its Roman settlements but quickly developed into a prosperous city during the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries. Much of this industrial growth is seen in the architecture of mill-owner's properties and public buildings, many of which now house museums and art galleries. Today, Manchester is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, with good shopping and dining, a great nightlife and an important role in the country's music scene.

 

Which train companies go from Sheffield to Manchester?

TransPennine Express, Northern, East Midland Trains operate the trains from Sheffield to Manchester.

How long is the train from Sheffield to Manchester?

Trains from Sheffield to Manchester usually take about 56 minutes, although some journeys can take up to 1 hour and 20 minutes.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Sheffield to Manchester?

The first direct train from Sheffield to Manchester is at 3:25 a.m and the last direct Sheffield to Manchester train leaves at 22:11 p.m.

How often is the train from Sheffield to Manchester?

There are two to three trains an hour, between just after 5:00 a.m, until just before 11:00 p.m. There is a reduced service on Sundays.

Where do trains from Sheffield to Manchester depart from and arrive to?

Trains from Sheffield to Manchester depart from the city's train station, which is located just a short walk from the city centre. Supertrams, operated by Stagecoach, run from the station on regular routes around the city, and out to the Dom Valley Arena and Meadowhall Shopping Centre. The city bus station is a short walk from the railway station, from where buses depart to all parts of Sheffield, the airport and the surrounding districts. These are operated by Stagecoach and First Group. Taxis are available at the station.

Trains from Sheffield to Manchester arrive at Manchester Piccadilly Station, with some going on further to Manchester Oxford Road Station, near the University. Piccadilly Station is centrally located, just a short walk from the Arndale Shopping Centre, and has good bus and tram links to all parts of the city. First Bus run regular night routes throughout the week, and taxi ranks are located at both stations.

FAQs: Sheffield to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Sheffield to Manchester 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 Sheffield to Manchester.
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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Manchester can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sheffield to Manchester is £13; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Sheffield to Manchester is 53 min   to travel the 32 mile long route, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to Manchester leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to Manchester leaves at 23: 28.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Sheffield to Manchester without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. There are 25 direct trains from Sheffield to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Sheffield to Manchester.
Take the Sheffield to Manchester train with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Manchester from Sheffield as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 28.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Sheffield is worth doing with a journey time of 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Sheffield to Manchester by train is October.
You have options as you can travel from Sheffield to Manchester 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and Manchester

Sheffield
Manchester
Sheffield is the most popular Sheffield railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Sheffield for your journey to Manchester.
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+44 8704420104
Public transport options for Sheffield
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.

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