Sheffield to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Sheffield to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Northern Rail
10:17AM1h11
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:28AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$141One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
10:41AM0h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:36AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:14AM1h20
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:34AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$221One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:14AM0h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:06AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$241One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:11AM0h53
Sheffield station (SHF)
09:04AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$241One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Sheffield to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21
Transpennine Express
08:11AM0h53
Sheffield station (SHF)
09:04AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:11AM0h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:03AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:14AM1h20
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:34AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:14AM0h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:06AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
10:17AM1h11
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:28AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
10:41AM0h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:36AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Sheffield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

52 m

Average

1 h

Trains per day

6

Distance

52 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Sheffield for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
09:11AM0h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:03AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$271One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Transpennine Express
10:14AM0h52
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:06AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$241One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:11AM0h53
Sheffield station (SHF)
09:04AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$241One-way
0 transfers
East Midlands Railway
10:41AM0h55
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:36AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
10:17AM1h11
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:28AMManchester Piccadilly (MAN)
$141One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Manchester

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Sheffield to Manchester cover the 32 miles (52 km) long journey taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains from Sheffield to Manchester trains

You can travel by train to Manchester from Sheffield with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains for as low as $10 (€8). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

Train information from Sheffield to Manchester with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 53 min
  • Cheapest Price: $11

Train tickets from Sheffield to Manchester: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 7 €
2 weeks earlier 6 €17%
3 weeks earlier 5 €40%
1 month before 5 €40%
2 months earlier 5 €40%
3 months earlier 5 €40%


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  • Buying your train ticket from Sheffield - Manchester 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 40% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Sheffield - Manchester with 2 months in advance you save up to about 40% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 40%.
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FAQs: Trains from Sheffield to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Manchester can start from as little as $10 (€8) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sheffield to Manchester is $17 (€15); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Sheffield to Manchester is on average 53 min   for the 32 mile (52 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Sheffield and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to Manchester leaves at 5: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to Manchester leaves at 11: 28 PM.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day from Sheffield to Manchester with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Sheffield to Manchester.
Take the Sheffield to Manchester train with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Sheffield to Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 28 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Sheffield is worth doing with a journey time of 53 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Sheffield to Manchester is October.
You have options as you can travel between Sheffield and Manchester 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and Manchester

Sheffield
Manchester
Sheffield is the most popular Sheffield railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Sheffield for your trip to Manchester.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8704420104
Public transit options for Sheffield
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester train station for Omio travelers, but Manchester has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Manchester for your trip from Sheffield.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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