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Manchester to Sheffield by train

The journey from Manchester to Sheffield by train is 32.51 mi and takes 1 hr 2 min. There are 30 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:46 AM and the last at 7:48 PM. It is possible to travel from Manchester to Sheffield by train for as little as $6.10 or as much as $31.61. The best price for this journey is $6.10.

Lowest Price$6.10
Journey Duration1 hr 2 min
Connection per Day30
Lowest Price$6.10
Highest Price$31.61
First Departure5:46 AM
Last Departure7:48 PM
Distance32.51 mi
DepartureManchester
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersEast Midlands Railway, Northern Rail

Manchester to Sheffield Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

Your journey from Manchester to Sheffield with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Manchester to Sheffield. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Manchester to Sheffield by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Manchester to Sheffield cost $6.10. On average, you can expect to spend around $15.42 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Manchester to Sheffield.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Manchester to Sheffield. On average, though, you'll pay about $15.42 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Manchester to Sheffield by train?

The average journey time is 1 hr 2 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 32.51 mi from Manchester to Sheffield. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Manchester to Sheffield to take longer than 1 hr 2 min. The journey from Manchester to Sheffield covers a distance of 32.51 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 2 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 0 hr 49 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Manchester to Sheffield faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Manchester to Sheffield?

The first journey of the day departs from Manchester at 5:46 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 7:48 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Manchester and Sheffield. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first journey of the night departs from Manchester at 5:46 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 7:48 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Manchester and Sheffield. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Manchester to Sheffield route?

You will be able to leave Manchester by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Sheffield. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Manchester or in Sheffield, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Manchester to Sheffield?

If you want to get from Manchester to Sheffield, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 30 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 30 direct journeys between Manchester and Sheffield. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Manchester to Sheffield. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Sheffield
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Manchester to Sheffield.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Manchester to Sheffield, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Manchester to Sheffield.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Sheffield by train

When travelling to Sheffield by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

Services on board East Midlands Railway and Northern Rail from Manchester to Sheffield
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Manchester to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.66kg
Bus
3.92kg
Flight
10.46kg
Car
8.37kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Manchester to Sheffield by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Manchester and Sheffield are 3.66kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Manchester and Sheffield? By taking the train between Manchester and Sheffield you will save 6.8kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.26kg compared to a bus and 4.71kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Manchester to Sheffield?
A train ticket from Manchester to Sheffield is $15.42. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $6.10.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Manchester to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Manchester to Sheffield is $6.10. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Manchester and Sheffield by train?
Manchester to Sheffield is 32.51 mi.
How long does the train between Manchester and Sheffield take?
Manchester to Sheffield is on average 1 hr 2 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 49 min.
Which companies operate from Manchester to Sheffield?
The train journey from Manchester to Sheffield is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail and TransPennine Express.
How many train connections per day go from Manchester to Sheffield?
Manchester to Sheffield has 30 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Manchester to Sheffield leave?
The earliest train from Manchester to Sheffield departs at 5:46 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Manchester to Sheffield depart?
The latest train from Manchester to Sheffield departs at 7:48 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Manchester to Sheffield in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $6.10 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Manchester to Sheffield?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Manchester to go to Sheffield. You can go from Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Coach Station and Manchester Arena and you can arrive at Meadowhall, Sheffield Train Station and Sheffield Coach Station.
How many direct connections depart from Manchester to Sheffield?
There are on average 30 direct connection(s) from Manchester to go to Sheffield.
What's the fastest journey time between Manchester to Sheffield by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Manchester and Sheffield is 0 hr 49 min.
Is there a direct train from Manchester to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct train between Manchester and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for Manchester to Sheffield by train?
The train journey from Manchester to Sheffield creates 3.66kg of CO2 emissions.

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