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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 22 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:14Sheffield1h18 10:32Manchester Piccadilly
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£71One-way
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11:15Sheffield1h17 12:32Manchester Piccadilly
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£61One-way
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10:17Sheffield1h15 11:32Manchester Piccadilly
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£61One-way
09:11Sheffield0h53 10:04Manchester Piccadilly
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£271One-way
10:41Sheffield0h55 11:36Manchester Piccadilly
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£271One-way

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Sun
22 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Mon
23 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Tue
24 May
£4Northern Rail
£12National Express
Wed
25 May
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£12National Express
Thu
26 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Fri
27 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Sat
28 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Sun
29 May
£27Transpennine Express
£8Northern Rail
Mon
30 May
£6Northern Rail
£12National Express
Tue
31 May
£5Northern Rail
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Wed
1 Jun
£7East Midlands Railway
£12National Express
Thu
2 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£12National Express
Fri
3 Jun
£8East Midlands Railway
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Sat
4 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£12National Express
Sun
5 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£12National Express
Mon
6 Jun
£5Northern Rail
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Tue
7 Jun
£5Northern Rail
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Wed
8 Jun
£5Northern Rail
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Thu
9 Jun
£5Northern Rail
£12National Express
Fri
10 Jun
£5Northern Rail
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Travel Information from Sheffield to Manchester

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £6 • 52 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Northern Rail

Take a coach or train to travel 32 miles (52 km) between Sheffield and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Sheffield to Manchester.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Sheffield to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to get from Sheffield to Manchester: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Sheffield to Manchester?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Manchester. Tickets for a train cost on average £6.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A train is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £7 for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Sheffield to Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Sheffield is by train with an average travel time of 52 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Sheffield to Manchester would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there to Manchester from Sheffield?

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Sheffield to Manchester?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Sheffield to Manchester depart from Sheffield to Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Sheffield and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel companies 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 Flixbus to go to Manchester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Sheffield to Manchester tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Northern Rail can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Sheffield to Manchester for £6 on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Manchester from Sheffield?

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 early should I purchase tickets between Sheffield and Manchester online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Sheffield to Manchester, 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 journey is £7 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £6 one way on average for this trip.

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.