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Journey details

Best price 11 £
Journey duration 1 h 11 min
Connections per day 35
First departure: 00:05
Last departure: 23:54
Distance 86km

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Virail helps you to find the best train ticket from Leicester to Sheffield. You can compare many different offers at the same time, all you need to do is to enter the date of your trip and we will find all the possibilities for you. On our platform you can also filter the results by departure and arrival time, number of changes, duration, price and you can also decide if you want a one-way or a round-trip ticket. Once you chose the best option for you, we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website and you will be able to book your ticket. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. We help more than 60 million users yearly to find the best option for their trip. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and makes it possible to find the perfect travel solution, regardless of your needs.

Which companies take you from Leicester to Sheffield by train?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Leicester to Sheffield offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much are the train tickets from Leicester to Sheffield?

The average price of train tickets from Leicester to Sheffield is of 24,40 £. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Leicester to Sheffield can be around 11,00 £.

Trains from Leicester to Sheffield


If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.

When travelling on such short distances, you can take into account also busses and carpooling options: with some luck you will find very cheap options, even if you book on short notice.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Leicester and Sheffield?

The trains to Sheffield will leave from Leicester [ LEI ] and will arrive at Sheffield [ SHF ].

How long does it take from Leicester to Sheffield and when do the trains leave?

With the fastest connections you will be in Sheffield in 57 minutes, but on average it takes 2 hours and 33 minutes. The first train headed to Sheffield is at 00:01, while the last one leaves Leicester at 09:01.

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