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Best price 0.34 £
Journey duration 4 h 47 min
Connections per day 33
First departure 09:21
Last departure 23:38
Distance 307 km

Traveling from Sheffield to Edinburgh with Virail

What's the best way to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh cost?

The prices for train tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh will cost 0.34 £. The average train ticket price is approximately 66.09 £. 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.

Trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh

How much time will it take to go from Sheffield to Edinburgh by train?

The journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh covers a distance of 307. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 h 47 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 h 20 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Sheffield to Edinburgh leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Sheffield at 09:21, and the last departure will leave at 23:38. 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh 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.

Which stations can I use on the Sheffield to Edinburgh route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Sheffield and Edinburgh. You can start your journey in Sheffield at stations such as Sheffield [ SHF ]. These connect to stations including Edinburgh [ EDB ] and Edinburgh [ EDB ] in Edinburgh. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Sheffield to Edinburgh.

How many daily journeys are there from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

On average, there are 33 daily departures from Sheffield to Edinburgh. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 42 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 13 departures from Sheffield which travel directly to Edinburgh. There are 20 journeys with one change or more.