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London to Sheffield by train

The journey from London to Sheffield by train is 141.73 mi and takes 2 hrs 16 mins. There are 31 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:27 and the last at 19:02. It is possible to travel from London to Sheffield by train for as little as £23.38 or as much as £141.18. The best price for this journey is £23.38.

Lowest Price£23.38
Journey Duration2 hrs 16 mins
Connection per Day31
Lowest Price£23.38
Highest Price£141.18
First Departure05:27
Last Departure19:02
Distance141.73 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersCrossCountry, Grand CentralMore

London to Sheffield Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from London to Sheffield. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

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

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Sheffield. On average, though, you'll pay about £65.85 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £23.38, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £65.85 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Sheffield.

How long will it take me to travel from London to Sheffield by train?

Traveling from London to Sheffield by train will usually take 2 hrs 16 mins. This journey covers a distance of 141.73 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 2 hrs 16 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between London and Sheffield runs for about 141.73 mi and usually takes approximately 2 hrs 16 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 1 hr 56 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from London to Sheffield?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from London to Sheffield, which usually leaves at 05:27. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 19:02. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from London to Sheffield, which usually leaves at 05:27. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 19:02. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from London to Sheffield?

You will be able to leave London by using stations such as London St. Pancras International,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,London, Marble Arch,LONDON,London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London waterloo east,London Stansted Airport,London bridge,London City Airport, LCY,Gatwick Airport,Luton Airport (LTN),London Euston,London Southend Airport,London paddington,London Heathrow Airport T3,London, Stratford,London, Victoria Coach Station,Southend airport. These connect you to stations including Sheffield - Meadowhall,Sheffield Sheaf St 5,Sheffield, Coach Station 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 London or in Sheffield, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Sheffield?

The route from London 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 London 31 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from London 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 17 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 14 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 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 train 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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £19.54 to £98.34 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 80% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Sheffield

The cheapest London - Sheffield train tickets can be found for as low as £33.02 if you’re lucky, or £36.46 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £42.50.

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.

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.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board Grand Central, West Midlands Railway and London North Eastern Railway from London to Sheffield
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London to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
15.97kg
Bus
17.11kg
Flight
45.62kg
Car
36.5kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Sheffield by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Sheffield are 15.97kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Sheffield? By taking the train between London and Sheffield you will save 29.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.14kg compared to a bus and 20.53kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Sheffield?
A train ticket from London to Sheffield is £65.85. 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 £23.38.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Sheffield is £23.38. 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 train?
London to Sheffield is 141.73 mi.
How long does the train between London and Sheffield take?
London to Sheffield is on average 2 hrs 16 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 56 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Sheffield?
The train journey from London to Sheffield is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: CrossCountry, Grand Central, West Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Northern Rail, Hull Trains, TransPennine Express and East Midlands Railway.
How many train connections per day go from London to Sheffield?
London to Sheffield has 31 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Sheffield leave?
The earliest train from London to Sheffield departs at 05:27. 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 London to Sheffield depart?
The latest train from London to Sheffield departs at 19:02. 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 train ticket we have found is £23.38 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 17 direct connection(s) from London to go to Sheffield.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Sheffield by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Sheffield is 1 hr 56 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Sheffield by train?
The train journey from London to Sheffield creates 15.97kg of CO2 emissions.

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