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Blackpool to Sheffield by train

It takes an average of 5h 41m to travel from Blackpool to Sheffield by train, over a distance of around 71 miles (115 km). There are normally 128 trains per day traveling from Blackpool to Sheffield and tickets for this journey start from $13.27 when you book in advance.

First train

04:00

Last train

23:29

Departure station

Blackpool

Arrival station

Sheffield

Journey time

From 2h 15m

Distance

71 miles (115 km)

Frequency

128 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $13.27

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway, Transport for Wales, Grand Central Railway

About the train journey from Blackpool to Sheffield

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The train from Blackpool to Sheffield usually takes 5 hours 41 minutes on average to travel 115 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 15 minutes. You can expect to find 128 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Blackpool and Sheffield, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Sheffield.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Blackpool to Sheffield in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $13.27.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Sheffield, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

FAQs for Blackpool to Sheffield

Want to know more about your journey from Blackpool to Sheffield? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Blackpool to Sheffield take?

The average journey time by train between Blackpool and Sheffield is 5 hours and 41 minutes, with around 128 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Blackpool and Sheffield by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Blackpool to Sheffield is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

How much does the train from Blackpool to Sheffield cost?

Train tickets from Blackpool to Sheffield can start from as little as $13.27 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Blackpool to Sheffield?

No, there are no direct train services from Blackpool to Sheffield. Travelling from Blackpool to Sheffield by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Blackpool to Sheffield leave?

The first train from Blackpool to Sheffield leaves at 04:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Blackpool to Sheffield leave?

The last train from Blackpool to Sheffield leaves at 23:29. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Blackpool and Sheffield by train?

Trains travelling from Blackpool to Sheffield cover a distance of around 71 miles (115 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Sheffield

Train tickets from Blackpool to Sheffield start at $13.27 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Blackpool to Sheffield is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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