Manchester to Barnsley by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:37
  • Last train
    00:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 17m

Travelling from Manchester to Barnsley by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Barnsley take around 1 hour and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 51 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Barnsley.

Are there direct trains from Manchester to Barnsley?

Journeys between Manchester and Barnsley usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 61 departures on the route from Manchester to Barnsley every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 57 departures.

How long is the train journey from Manchester to Barnsley?

The Manchester to Barnsley train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Manchester to Barnsley train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Barnsley is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:37 and the last train is around 00:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:46, and the last at 00:55.

When to book Manchester to Barnsley train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Barnsley by train.

Which train companies operate between Manchester and Barnsley?

More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Barnsley, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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