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Nottingham to Sheffield by train

It takes an average of 1h 1m to travel from Nottingham to Sheffield by train, over a distance of around 33 miles (52 km). There are normally 61 trains per day travelling from Nottingham to Sheffield and tickets for this journey start from £4 when you book in advance.

First train

03:58

Last train

23:18

Departure station

Nottingham

Arrival station

Sheffield

Journey time

From 49m

Distance

33 miles (52 km)

Frequency

61 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £4

Train operators

East Midlands Railway

Taking the train from Nottingham to Sheffield in 46m

If you want to know more about the journey from Nottingham to Sheffield by train, look no further!

There are around 43 trains running between Nottingham and Sheffield daily, which usually take 58m to complete the journey over 33 miles (52 km). As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Travelling with East Midlands Railway (EMR) on this route, you can reach Sheffield in just 46m on the fastest services. Kitted out with free WiFi, you can always stay connected on EMR trains.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Nottingham to Sheffield with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Sheffield take?

The average journey time by train between Nottingham and Sheffield is 1 hour and 1 minute, with around 61 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 Nottingham and Sheffield by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Nottingham to Sheffield is 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Nottingham to Sheffield cost?

Train ticket prices from Nottingham to Sheffield can start from as little as £4 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.

Is there a direct train from Nottingham to Sheffield?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Nottingham to Sheffield without having to change trains. There are 61 direct trains from Nottingham to Sheffield each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Nottingham to Sheffield leaves at 03:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Nottingham to Sheffield leaves at 23:18. 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 Nottingham and Sheffield by train?

Trains travelling from Nottingham to Sheffield cover a distance of around 33 miles (52 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Sheffield to Nottingham.

Cheap train tickets from Nottingham to Sheffield

Train tickets from Nottingham to Sheffield start at £4 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

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 Nottingham 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.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

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

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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