Sheffield to Manchester by train
Travelling from Sheffield to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Sheffield to Manchester take around 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 53 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Manchester?
Direct trains from Sheffield to Manchester have been found.
We usually find around 59 direct trains on the route from Sheffield to Manchester every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 53 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Manchester?
The Sheffield to Manchester train travel time is normally about 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sheffield to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:11 and the last train is around 23:27.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:11, and the last at 22:24.
What's the Sheffield to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sheffield to Manchester are $5.61.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $11 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $6. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Sheffield to Manchester 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 Sheffield to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sheffield to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Manchester to Sheffield by train