How to travel from Sheffield to Barnsley

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Travel Information between Sheffield and Barnsley

distanceDistance11 miles (18 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€3) • 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $4 (€3) • 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 11 miles (18 km) between Sheffield and Barnsley. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Sheffield to Barnsley.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sheffield to Barnsley

Travel to Barnsley 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 Barnsley.

There are 4 travel options from Sheffield to Barnsley: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Barnsley is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€3) compared to other travel options to Barnsley:

A train is $2 (€2) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Sheffield to Barnsley costing on average $5 (€5).

The fastest way from Sheffield to Barnsley is by train with an average journey time of 20 min.

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

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

The distance from Sheffield to Barnsley is approximately 11 miles (18 km).

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Barnsley is:

  • 27 buses a day.
  • Around 62 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Sheffield and arrive in Barnsley, Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Sheffield and arrive in Barnsley.

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

  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Barnsley by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Sheffield to Barnsley tickets on Omio for $4 (€3).

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

  • You can take a direct train with Northern Rail with 62 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Barnsley as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Barnsley from Sheffield.

Many of our customers traveling from Sheffield to Barnsley don't make Barnsley their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Barnsley are London, Leeds or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barnsley to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $5 (€5) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $4 (€3) one way.

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

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