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Each fare is the lowest adult economy ticket fare found by our customers on Trainline. Fares booked further in advance than the dates displayed may be cheaper. Prices are updated daily, subject to change and indicative of price last update. Limited availability. Discount cards and coach journeys excluded, prices exclusive of booking fee.

Manchester Airport to Sheffield by train

It takes an average of 1h 33m to travel from Manchester Airport to Sheffield by train, over a distance of around 33 miles (54 km). There are normally 5 trains per day travelling from Manchester Airport to Sheffield and tickets for this journey start from £5.30 when you book in advance.

First train

04:43

Last train

23:31

Departure station

Manchester Airport

Arrival station

Sheffield

Journey time

From 1h 19m

Distance

33 miles (54 km)

Frequency

5 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £5.30

Train operators

TransPennine Express

Taking the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield in 1 hour 19 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 1 hour 33 minutes to travel the 33 miles (54 km) from Manchester Airport to Sheffield by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 19 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 5 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling with TransPennine Express for all or at least part of your journey to Sheffield.

Book train tickets from Manchester Airport to Sheffield in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £5.30. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices in our Journey Planner, for example when you travel at Off-Peak times or use a Railcard.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Sheffield by train, or check our timetable above to view live train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Manchester Airport to Sheffield? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield take?

The average journey time by train between Manchester Airport and Sheffield is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with around 5 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Manchester Airport and Sheffield by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield is 1 hour and 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield cost?

Train ticket prices from Manchester Airport to Sheffield can start from as little as £5.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Airport to Sheffield without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Manchester Airport to Sheffield each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield leave?

The first train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield leaves at 04:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield leave?

The last train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield leaves at 23:31. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Manchester Airport and Sheffield by train?

Trains travelling from Manchester Airport to Sheffield cover a distance of around 33 miles (54 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Sheffield to Manchester Airport.

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

Train tickets from Manchester Airport to Sheffield start at £5.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Manchester Airport to Sheffield is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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