Train Birmingham - Sheffield prices from £16.83
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.
|1 hr 25 mins
|Connection per Day
|East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry
Birmingham to Sheffield Train Times
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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.
|East Midlands Railway
|Food and drink
Birmingham to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Train
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