Which operators can I use?
The route connecting Manchester, which is in England and Sheffield, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
How far is it by train?
There are 33 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Manchester to Sheffield is around 0h51m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Sheffield from Manchester, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Sheffield by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Manchester to Sheffield in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £6 when purchasing your train 7 days in advance which is 55% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Manchester and Sheffield by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Sheffield to Manchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Manchester Sheffield train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Manchester to Sheffield? Check with your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average price for a Manchester Sheffield ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Manchester to Sheffield (one way journey).
The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a complete year.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Manchester to Sheffield train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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