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There are 5 ways to get from Sheffield to Barnsley by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Barnsley

$5 - $9

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, CG12 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange 2 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sheffield to Barnsley 14.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Barnsley 14.4 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sheffield to Barnsley 14.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Barnsley is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Barnsley is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sheffield Centre, CG12 and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sheffield and arriving at Barnsley. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Barnsley is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Barnsley without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The train from Sheffield to Barnsley takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Sheffield to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, depart from Sheffield Centre, CG12 station.

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Sheffield to Barnsley train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Barnsley is to train which takes 26 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Barnsley, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Sheffield to Barnsley every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Yorkshire operates a bus from Sheffield to Barnsley every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, CG12 to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Stagecoach Chesterfield
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Barnsley Town Centre, Stand A1
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Chesterfield
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Sheffield
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sheffield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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uber.com
Assist
$25 - $40
UberX
$25 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Exec
$35 - $50
Taxi from Sheffield to Barnsley
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Sheffield City Taxis
Phone
+44 114 239 3939
Website
sheffieldcitytaxis.com
S1 Taxis
Phone
+44 114 255 5111

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Sheffield to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, arrive at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange station.

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Sheffield to Barnsley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Barnsley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Barnsley is 14 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Sheffield to Barnsley.

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