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Birmingham to Sheffield by train

The journey from Birmingham to Sheffield by train is 64.93 mi and takes 1 hr 25 mins. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:03 and the last at 22:03. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Sheffield by train for as little as £16.83 or as much as £58.01. The best price for this journey is £16.83.

Lowest Price£16.83
Journey Duration1 hr 25 mins
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price£16.83
Highest Price£58.01
First Departure06:03
Last Departure22:03
Distance64.93 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersEast Midlands Railway, CrossCountry

Birmingham to Sheffield Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

Your journey from Birmingham to Sheffield with Virail

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How much do train tickets from Birmingham to Sheffield cost?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Sheffield, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £34.71. You might be able to find prices as low as £16.83, 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 train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train 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 train 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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The prices for train tickets from Birmingham 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 train ticket price is approximately £34.71. 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 will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Sheffield by train?

The average journey time is 1 hr 25 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 64.93 mi from Birmingham to Sheffield. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Birmingham to Sheffield to take longer than 1 hr 25 mins. The journey from Birmingham to Sheffield covers a distance of 64.93 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 25 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 1 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Sheffield faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Birmingham to Sheffield leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham to Sheffield, which usually leaves at 06:03. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 22:03. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Birmingham at 06:03, and the last departure will leave at 22:03. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Sheffield can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Birmingham to Sheffield route?

You will be able to leave Birmingham by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Sheffield. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Birmingham or in Sheffield, for your convenience while traveling.

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

The route from Birmingham to Sheffield is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 24 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to Sheffield, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 15 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 9 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. 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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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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Find the best day to travel to Sheffield by train

When travelling to Sheffield by train, 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.

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Birmingham to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
7.31kg
Bus
7.84kg
Flight
20.9kg
Car
16.72kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Sheffield by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Sheffield are 7.31kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Sheffield? By taking the train between Birmingham and Sheffield you will save 13.59kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.53kg compared to a bus and 9.41kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield is £34.71. 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 £16.83.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Sheffield is £16.83. 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 train?
Birmingham to Sheffield is 64.93 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Sheffield take?
Birmingham to Sheffield is on average 1 hr 25 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 1 min.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Sheffield?
The train journey from Birmingham to Sheffield is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: East Midlands Railway and CrossCountry.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Sheffield?
Birmingham to Sheffield has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Sheffield leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Sheffield departs at 06:03. 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 train from Birmingham to Sheffield depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Sheffield departs at 22:03. 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 train ticket we have found is £16.83 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.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Sheffield?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Sheffield. You can go from Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street, Five Ways and Birmingham Coach Station and you can arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Sheffield Train Station and Meadowhall.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Sheffield?
There are on average 15 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Sheffield.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Sheffield by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Sheffield is 1 hr 1 min.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Sheffield by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Sheffield creates 7.31kg of CO2 emissions.

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