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from Sheffield to Manchester

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Dec 2
$9Northern Rail
$13National Express
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$8Northern Rail
$9Flixbus
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Dec 4
$10Northern Rail
$9Flixbus
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Dec 5
$11Northern Rail
$9Flixbus
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Dec 6
$9Northern Rail
$9Flixbus
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Dec 7
$8Northern Rail
$12National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$8Northern Rail
$12National Express
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Dec 9
$6Northern Rail
$12National Express
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Dec 10
$8Northern Rail
$9Flixbus
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Dec 11
$9Northern Rail
$8Flixbus
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$7Northern Rail
$9Flixbus
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Dec 13
$7Northern Rail
$8Flixbus
Tue
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$14
$15National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$7Northern Rail
$12National Express
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Dec 16
$7Northern Rail
$12National Express
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Dec 17
$7Northern Rail
$8Flixbus
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$7Northern Rail
$17National Express
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$11Northern Rail
$17National Express
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$7Northern Rail
$17National Express
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$7Northern Rail
$17National Express

Travel Information between Sheffield and Manchester

distanceDistance32 miles (52 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $8
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€6) • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 32 miles (52 km) from Sheffield to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 53 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 or train from Sheffield to Manchester.

How to get from Sheffield to Manchester

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Sheffield to Manchester, 90,98% 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 Sheffield to Manchester 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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FAQs
How do I travel from Sheffield to Manchester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Sheffield to Manchester. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Sheffield to Manchester?

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Manchester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $7 (€6) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $8 (€6) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Sheffield to Manchester?

The fastest way from Sheffield to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 53 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 25 min   of travel time.

How far is Manchester from Sheffield?

You should expect to travel around 32 miles (52 km) between Sheffield and Manchester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Sheffield to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Manchester from Sheffield, what are the departure and arrival points in Sheffield and Manchester?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Sheffield, Brown Street to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Sheffield and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Who can get me from Sheffield to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Sheffield to Manchester:

  • You can travel by bus between Sheffield and Manchester with National Express, and you can find National Express Sheffield to Manchester tickets for $7 (€6) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Sheffield to Manchester with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $8 (€6) with Northern Rail from Sheffield to Manchester.
Is there a direct service from Sheffield to Manchester?

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

  • You can take a direct train with, Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express with 25 direct trains per day.

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

Where should I go next after I travel between Sheffield and Manchester?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Sheffield to Manchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sheffield and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets to Manchester from Sheffield online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Sheffield to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $7 (€6) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $8 (€6) one way on average.

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.