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from Manchester to Sheffield

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Travel Information between Manchester and Sheffield

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $8
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 32 miles (52 km) by bus 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Manchester to Sheffield.

How to get from Manchester to Sheffield

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Manchester to Sheffield, 92,78% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Manchester to Sheffield and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I get from Manchester to Sheffield?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Sheffield from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sheffield:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Sheffield costing on average $8 (€7).

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Sheffield?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Sheffield by bus can take on average 1 h 30 min.

How far is Sheffield from Manchester?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Sheffield is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Sheffield?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sheffield.
Who 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 take you to Sheffield by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Manchester to Sheffield for $7 (€6).
  • 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 $8 (€7) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Manchester and Sheffield?

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

  • You can take a direct bus 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 transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Manchester and Sheffield.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Manchester and Sheffield ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Sheffield don't make Sheffield their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Sheffield are London, Birmingham or Liverpool, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Sheffield to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Manchester and Sheffield online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Sheffield, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $7 (€6) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $8 (€7) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Sheffield online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.