The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 50 m
3 h 40 m
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It's difficult to get from Sheffield to Manchester without transferring at least once.
|Distance||32 miles (52 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$14 (€14)|
|Bus frequency||4 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Bus, National Express, Flixbus, Northern Rail or Megabus|
Buses from Sheffield to Manchester cover the 32 miles (52 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Bus, National Express, Flixbus, Northern Rail or Megabus. Normally, there are 4 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $14 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
National Express, FlixBus and Northern Rail (3) buses will get you from Sheffield to Manchester from $14 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Sheffield - Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned bus operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 bus companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter buses across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern bus journeys to Manchester from Sheffield. There is only one class option on Northern buses: Standard.
Some of the Sheffield bus stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Sheffield, Sheffield, Brown Street and Sheffield, Chesterfield Road South / Batemoor Road. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Manchester include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Sheffield and arriving in Manchester, Coach Station.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Sheffield and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester, Coach Station and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (343 m) from the bus station to the city center in Manchester.
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