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Manchester to Sheffield

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Sheffield by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Manchester to Sheffield ?

Trip Manchester Sheffield

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance32 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Manchester to Sheffield and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Manchester Sheffield? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Sheffield then let Vivanoda search for you. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of First TransPennine Express, Northern Rail, East Midlands Trains, Blablacar or National Express to reach Sheffield.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Manchester to Sheffield bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Manchester and Sheffield.

Going by bus from Manchester to Sheffield may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Sheffield.

  • Very low prices! On the Manchester Sheffield line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Manchester Sheffield is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Manchester to Sheffield watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 32 mi of the trip.

What are the bus companies operating the Manchester Sheffield ?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Manchester Sheffield.

National Express Manchester Sheffield

Bus stops in Manchester

It is recommended that you arrive at the Manchester bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. In general, the destination 'Sheffield' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of National Express who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Sheffield

When you arrive in Sheffield, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Sheffield

Train Manchester to Sheffield

Is there a direct train for the Manchester-Sheffield route?

Yes, it is possible to go from Manchester to Sheffield by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest Manchester-Sheffield train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Manchester Sheffield

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Sheffield with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Manchester Sheffield railways companies

The railways East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail and First TransPennine Express are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Sheffield.
East Midlands Trains Manchester SheffieldNorthern Rail Manchester SheffieldFirst TransPennine Express Manchester Sheffield

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Sheffield

  • Sheffield

Carpool from Manchester to Sheffield

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Manchester-Sheffield with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Manchester to Sheffield, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. This means that when looking for Manchester-Sheffield rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Sheffield!

When you are about to book a Manchester-Sheffield ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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