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London to Sheffield by bus

The journey from London to Sheffield by bus is 141.73 mi and takes 5 hrs 2 mins. There are 297 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:30 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Sheffield by bus for as little as £3.45 or as much as £62.81. The best price for this journey is £3.45.

Lowest Price£3.45
Journey Duration5 hrs 2 mins
Connection per Day297
Lowest Price£3.45
Highest Price£62.81
First Departure00:30
Last Departure23:59
Distance141.73 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersNational Express, Megabus

London to Sheffield Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

Get from London to Sheffield with Virail

Planning to travel from London to Sheffield? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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

On average, a bus ticket from London to Sheffield will cost you £22.76. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £3.45. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from London to Sheffield vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately £22.76. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from London to Sheffield by bus?

With a distance of 141.73 mi between London and Sheffield, it will usually take 5 hrs 2 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 5 hrs 2 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between London and Sheffield runs for about 141.73 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hrs 2 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hrs 50 mins. If you are trying to get from London to Sheffield as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

On average, there are 297 daily departures from London 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 183 departures from London which travel directly to Sheffield. There are 114 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London 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 London to Sheffield
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Sheffield.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London 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 London 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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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £2.45 to £10.19 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 76% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Sheffield

The cheapest London - Sheffield bus tickets can be found for as low as £5.64 if you’re lucky, or £8.54 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £12.19.

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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

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 National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from London to Sheffield
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Sheffield by bus.
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London to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
15.97kg
Bus
17.11kg
Flight
45.62kg
Car
36.5kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Sheffield?
A bus ticket from London to Sheffield is £22.76. 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 £3.45.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Sheffield is £3.45. 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 London and Sheffield by bus?
London to Sheffield is 141.73 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Sheffield take?
London to Sheffield is on average 5 hrs 2 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 50 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Sheffield?
The bus journey from London to Sheffield is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Sheffield?
London to Sheffield has 297 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Sheffield leave?
The earliest bus from London to Sheffield departs at 00:30. 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 London to Sheffield depart?
The latest bus from London to Sheffield departs at 23:59. 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 London 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 £3.45 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 London to Sheffield?
There are on average 183 direct connection(s) from London to go to Sheffield.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Sheffield by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Sheffield is 2 hrs 50 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Sheffield by bus?
The bus journey from London to Sheffield creates 17.11kg of CO2 emissions.

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