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Sheffield station dates back to 1870 when the city was at the height of its powers as a world-famous producer of steel and high-quality cutlery. Today the city boasts two major universities, excellent sporting facilities – including an Olympic-size pool at the Ponds Forge centre – and a beautiful setting on the edge of the Peak District.

Sheffield train station has expanded beyond recognition, but traces of the original still exist between platforms two and five. So too does the elegant stone façade, added in 1905. The station looks out onto Sheaf Square, a wide plaza with a cascading foundation and steel sculpture that reference the city’s rivers and its metalworking tradition.

The station is at the foot of a hill to the east of the city centre, and the walk into town takes you past Sheffield Hallam University, the Millennium Gallery – home to a fascinating collection of Sheffield steel – and the Winter Gardens, a peaceful public conservatory in the heart of the city.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays04:20 - 23:59
Saturday 04:20 - 23:59
Sunday 07:30 - 23:59
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsAvailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorQ-Park
Car parking spaces678
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces400
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platforms 1, 3, and 4
Cycle storage notes<p>Platform 1 more popular - boxes on back of bikes not allowed</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

lifts to all platforms

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

The First Class Lounge is located on platform 5

Trains to Sheffield station

Sheffield train station is mainly served by East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry, Northern and TransPennine Express trains.

Thanks to frequent and direct EMR services, you can easily get to Sheffield from London St Pancras in 2h 38m, from Norwich in 3h 47m and from Liverpool Lime Street in 1h 48m.

CrossCountry trains connect Sheffield to Edinburgh, Newcastle, Plymouth and Reading, while TransPennine Express cover the routes from Manchester to Sheffield and from Cleethorpes to Sheffield.

Finally, Northern Rail services run between Sheffield and Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Scarborough and Lincoln.

Sheffield train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Sheffield station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Sheffield railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Sheffield.

Sheffield station has five platforms, which are divided into A and B sections. Platform 1 is accessible from the concourse, with other platforms reached from a central bridge that connects to the Sheffield Station/Sheffield Hallam Supertram stop at the far end. There are additional cafes on the platforms, including a Starbucks on platform 5.

Look out for the arrows on Sheffield station’s stairways – they’re there to ease congestion at busy times, and they’ll show you which side of the stairs to walk up or down.

Sheffield train station parking

Sheffield station has its own multi-storey car park, which is called Q-Park Sheffield Station and is adjacent to the taxi rank. The car park is ideal for both short and long-stay parking. Step-free access is available not only at the car park but throughout the station.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sheffield train station open?

Sheffield train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The railway station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Sheffield train station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Sheffield station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Sheffield station.

Are there toilets at Sheffield train station?

Yes, toilets are available to use at Sheffield train station.

Are dogs allowed at Sheffield train station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Sheffield station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Sheffield

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Sheffield station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Gainsborough CentralNorthern18:024ALate
to London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway18:025ALate
to LeedsNorthern18:023BOn time
to AdwickNorthern18:053AOn time
to NottinghamNorthern18:075AOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern18:045AOn time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern18:077On time
from CleethorpesTransPennine Express18:096AOn time
from Manchester PiccadillyTransPennine Express18:101BOn time
from NottinghamNorthern18:145BOn time
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