Travel options
from Manchester to Sheffield

You can get from Manchester to Sheffield by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Sheffield on 26 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10Manchester, Coach Station2h45 11:55Sheffield, Coach Station
1 changes
£131One-way
Cheapest
09:10Manchester, Coach Station2h45 11:55Sheffield, Coach Station
1 changes
£131One-way
Other options
16:00Manchester, Coach Station3h25 19:25Sheffield, Coach Station
1 changes
£131One-way
04:40Manchester, Coach Station2h35 07:15Sheffield, Coach Station
1 changes
£131One-way
13:10Manchester, Coach Station3h00 16:10Sheffield, Coach Station
1 changes
£131One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
25 Oct
£7Northern Rail
£12National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
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

Travel Information to Sheffield from Manchester

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £6
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 32 miles (52 km) by coach or train to Sheffield from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Manchester to Sheffield.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Sheffield
Travel 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 are my Manchester to Sheffield travel options?

You can travel to Sheffield from Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Sheffield?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Sheffield, which costs on average £5.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sheffield:

A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £6 from Manchester to Sheffield.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Sheffield?

The fastest way to get to Sheffield from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 51 min.

There are alternative travel options to Sheffield that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is Sheffield from Manchester?

The Manchester to Sheffield distance is approximately 32 miles (52 km).

How many services a day are there between Manchester and Sheffield?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Sheffield is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Sheffield from Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Manchester to Sheffield, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Sheffield?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Manchester to Sheffield depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Sheffield?

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

  • National Express can get you to Sheffield by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Manchester to Sheffield for £5 on Omio.
  • Northern Rail can get you to Sheffield by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Manchester to Sheffield for £6 on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Sheffield from Manchester?

Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Sheffield with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with National Express.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Sheffield from Manchester?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Sheffield? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Sheffield usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Liverpool from Sheffield, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket to Sheffield from Manchester online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £5 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £6 one way for this route.

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