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from Sheffield to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sheffield to Manchester on 4 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:43Sheffield0h54 10:37Manchester Piccadilly
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£161One-way
Cheapest
13:14Sheffield1h18 14:32Manchester Piccadilly
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£71One-way
Other options
08:08Sheffield0h56 09:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£181One-way
10:43Sheffield0h55 11:38Manchester Piccadilly
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£161One-way
14:11Sheffield0h53 15:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£121One-way

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Sat
4 Dec
£16East Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£8Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£9National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£9National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£4Northern Rail
£9National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£6Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£7Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£7Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£11
£11National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£9National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£9National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£12National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£8Northern Rail
£12National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£12National Express
Tue
21 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£12National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£12National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£5Northern Rail
£6Flixbus

Travel Information from Sheffield to Manchester

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £6
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 32 miles (52 km) by coach or train to Manchester from Sheffield. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 53 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 route are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Sheffield to Manchester.

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FAQs
How do you get from Sheffield to Manchester?

You can travel between Sheffield and Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Sheffield to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Manchester by train, which costs on average £6 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Sheffield to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 53 min.

Other travel options between Sheffield and Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 1 h 25 min.

How many miles from Sheffield to Manchester would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Sheffield to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Sheffield, Brown Street and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers board their train from Sheffield and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Who can get me from Sheffield to Manchester?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Manchester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Sheffield to Manchester tickets on Omio for £5.
  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Sheffield to Manchester tickets on Omio for £6.
Can I find a direct route to Manchester from Sheffield?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and book this direct train with, Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express.

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 from Sheffield to Manchester.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Sheffield to Manchester?
Omio customers who travel from Sheffield to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Sheffield to Manchester ticket online to get the best deals?

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

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

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