How to get from Barnsley to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Barnsley

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEast Midlands Railway

Take a train to travel 31 miles (50 km) between Barnsley and Manchester. East Midlands Railway is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct train from Barnsley to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barnsley to Manchester

Travel 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 Barnsley to Manchester.

Your travel option from Barnsley to Manchester includes taking a train.

The fastest way to travel to Manchester from Barnsley is by train, which requires on average 1 h 22 min   of travel time.

The Barnsley to Manchester distance is approximately 31 miles (50 km).

The average frequency per day from Barnsley to Manchester is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Barnsley and Manchester as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Barnsley to Manchester:

  • Most travellers catch their train from Barnsley and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barnsley to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with East Midlands Railway for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Midlands Railway Barnsley to Manchester tickets on Omio for £26.

Yes, there is a direct route available from Barnsley to Manchester:

  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Manchester from Barnsley.

Looking to extend your trip from Barnsley to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Barnsley to Manchester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Barnsley to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £26 one way.

But we recommend booking Barnsley to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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