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Glasgow to Sheffield by train

The journey from Glasgow to Sheffield by train is 204.85 mi and takes 4 hrs 52 mins. There are 25 connections per day, with the first departure at 04:22 and the last at 20:06. It is possible to travel from Glasgow to Sheffield by train for as little as £38.68 or as much as £137.75. The best price for this journey is £38.68.

Lowest Price£38.68
Journey Duration4 hrs 52 mins
Connection per Day25
Lowest Price£38.68
Highest Price£137.75
First Departure04:22
Last Departure20:06
Distance204.85 mi
DepartureGlasgow
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersLondon North Eastern Railway, CrossCountryMore

Glasgow to Sheffield Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Glasgow to Sheffield by train?

When you're traveling from Glasgow to Sheffield, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £92.16. You might be able to find prices as low as £38.68, 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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When you're traveling from Glasgow to Sheffield, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £92.16. 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.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Sheffield by train?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 52 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 204.85 mi from Glasgow to Sheffield. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Glasgow to Sheffield to take longer than 4 hrs 52 mins. The journey from Glasgow to Sheffield covers a distance of 204.85 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hrs 52 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 hrs 13 mins. 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 Glasgow to Sheffield faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When traveling from Glasgow to Sheffield by train, which stations can I use?

In Glasgow, departure stations include . When you arrive in Sheffield, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

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

If you want to get from Glasgow to Sheffield, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 25 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 1 direct journeys between Glasgow and Sheffield. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 24 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Glasgow to Sheffield. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 train tickets from Glasgow to Sheffield

The cheapest Glasgow - Sheffield train tickets can be found for as low as £28.22 if you’re lucky, or £41.09 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £65.47.

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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

ScotRail is a train operating company that provides passenger rail services throughout Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Abellio, a Dutch state-owned transportation company. ScotRail provides a connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing travelers to easily explore the scenic Scottish East Coast and Highlands. Additionally, a range of destinations including Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling can be discovered through ScotRail's services.

TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

Services on board London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail and ScotRail from Glasgow to Sheffield
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Glasgow to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
23.08kg
Bus
24.73kg
Flight
65.93kg
Car
52.75kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Glasgow to Sheffield by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Glasgow and Sheffield are 23.08kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Glasgow and Sheffield? By taking the train between Glasgow and Sheffield you will save 42.85kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.65kg compared to a bus and 29.67kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to Sheffield?
A train ticket from Glasgow to Sheffield is £92.16. 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 £38.68.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Glasgow to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Glasgow to Sheffield is £38.68. 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 Glasgow and Sheffield by train?
Glasgow to Sheffield is 204.85 mi.
How long does the train between Glasgow and Sheffield take?
Glasgow to Sheffield is on average 4 hrs 52 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 13 mins.
Which companies operate from Glasgow to Sheffield?
The train journey from Glasgow to Sheffield is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: London North Eastern Railway, CrossCountry, Northern Rail, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express and East Midlands Railway.
How many train connections per day go from Glasgow to Sheffield?
Glasgow to Sheffield has 25 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Glasgow to Sheffield leave?
The earliest train from Glasgow to Sheffield departs at 04:22. 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 Glasgow to Sheffield depart?
The latest train from Glasgow to Sheffield departs at 20:06. 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 Glasgow 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 £38.68 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 Glasgow to Sheffield?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Glasgow to go to Sheffield. You can go from Glasgow Central, Pollokshields East and Charing Cross (Glasgow) and you can arrive at Meadowhall, Sheffield Coach Station and Sheffield Train Station.
How many direct connections depart from Glasgow to Sheffield?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Glasgow to go to Sheffield.
What's the fastest journey time between Glasgow to Sheffield by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Glasgow and Sheffield is 4 hrs 13 mins.
Is there a direct train from Glasgow to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct train between Glasgow and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for Glasgow to Sheffield by train?
The train journey from Glasgow to Sheffield creates 23.08kg of CO2 emissions.

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