Planning to travel from London to Sheffield by train? You’ve come to the right place!
The train to Sheffield from London usually takes around 2h 21m but can take just 1h 56m on the fastest services, with around 46 trains running on this popular route every day. Once you're on board, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes along the way.
Train services on this route are operated by East Midlands Railway (EMR). Their Intercity services are kitted out with free WiFi and a spacious First Class carriage if you feel like treating yourself.
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The average journey time by train between London and Sheffield is 2 hours and 31 minutes, with around 44 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London to Sheffield is 1 hour and 56 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Sheffield can start from as little as £15.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Sheffield without having to change trains. There are 44 direct trains from London to Sheffield each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London to Sheffield leaves at 04:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Sheffield leaves at 22:32. 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.
Trains travelling from London to Sheffield cover a distance of around 141 miles (227 km) during the journey.
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 London to Sheffield is right for you.
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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