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Sheffield to Manchester bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.17
Shortest Duration1h 40m
Trips per day15
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Sheffield to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Sheffield to Manchester were $11.98.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Sheffield to Manchester is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Sheffield to Manchester?

The distance between Sheffield and Manchester is approximately 32.56 miles, or 52.38 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day to travel by bus from Sheffield to Manchester?

The busiest day of the week to travel by bus from Sheffield to Manchester is on Monday. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Saturday is typically when buses are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a bus on Saturday is the way to go.

What bus companies travel from Sheffield to Manchester?

On average there are 15 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Sheffield to Manchester, with an average of 14 trips per day and 14 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Sheffield to Manchester. Of the 15 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Manchester.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Sheffield to Manchester start at $30.85.

2 carriers offer Sheffield to Manchester bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Sheffield to Manchester from $5.17. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Sheffield to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $5.91 for a Megabus ticket to Manchester. In Sheffield, Megabus departs to Manchester from Meadowhall, In Manchester, Megabus arrives at Shudehill Interchange (Stand G),

An average trip on Megabus from Sheffield to Manchester takes 1 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $5.17 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Manchester.

Avg. Time
1h 56m
Avg. Price
$5.91

National Express

Book National Express from Sheffield to Manchester from $9.23. There are 14 trips per day offered by National Express from Sheffield to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay $12.48 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Sheffield, National Express departs to Manchester from Meadowhall and one other station. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Failsworth and 3 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Sheffield to Manchester takes 2 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 1 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 16 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $12.52 for a weekend trip to Manchester.

Avg. Time
2h 31m
Avg. Price
$12.48

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Manchester will depart from these stations in Sheffield:
  • Meadowhall
  • 486 Manchester Rd
Buses arrive in Manchester at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Sheffield:
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
  • Manchester Airport

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