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Birmingham to Sheffield by bus

The journey from Birmingham to Sheffield by bus is 64.93 mi and takes 2 hrs 43 mins. There are 117 connections per day, with the first departure at 02:25 and the last at 22:55. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Sheffield by bus for as little as £2.95 or as much as £26.74. The best price for this journey is £2.95.

Lowest Price£2.95
Journey Duration2 hrs 43 mins
Connection per Day117
Lowest Price£2.95
Highest Price£26.74
First Departure02:25
Last Departure22:55
Distance64.93 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersMegabus, National ExpressMore

Birmingham to Sheffield Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 22 May 2024

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What's the best way to get from Birmingham to Sheffield? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Birmingham to Sheffield, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Birmingham to Sheffield by bus?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Sheffield, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £13.30. You might be able to find prices as low as £2.95, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £13.30 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Birmingham to Sheffield.

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Sheffield by bus?

The distance between Birmingham to Sheffield is approximately 64.93 mi. In general, it will take you about 2 hrs 43 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Birmingham to Sheffield faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Birmingham and Sheffield will complete the journey in 1 hr 45 mins.On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 43 mins to travel the 64.93 mi between Birmingham and Sheffield.

How many times a day do departures from Birmingham leave for Sheffield?

On average, there are 117 daily departures from Birmingham to Sheffield. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 90 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Sheffield. There are 27 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Sheffield. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Sheffield
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Sheffield.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Sheffield, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Sheffield.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Sheffield

The cheapest Birmingham - Sheffield bus tickets can be found for as low as £2.95 if you’re lucky, or £6.29 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £15.61.

Find the best day to travel to Sheffield by bus

When travelling to Sheffield by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board Megabus, National Express and East Midlands Railway from Birmingham to Sheffield
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Birmingham to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
7.31kg
Bus
7.84kg
Flight
20.9kg
Car
16.72kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield is £13.30. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £2.95.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Sheffield is £2.95. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Sheffield by bus?
Birmingham to Sheffield is 64.93 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and Sheffield take?
Birmingham to Sheffield is on average 2 hrs 43 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 45 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Sheffield?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Sheffield is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Megabus, National Express, East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to Sheffield?
Birmingham to Sheffield has 117 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to Sheffield leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to Sheffield departs at 02:25. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to Sheffield depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to Sheffield departs at 22:55. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £2.95 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Sheffield?
There are on average 90 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Sheffield.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Sheffield by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and Sheffield is 1 hr 45 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Sheffield by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Sheffield creates 7.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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