Planning to take the train from Sheffield to Leeds? Look no further!
Travelling from Sheffield to Leeds by train usually takes around 1 hour and 3 minutes but can take just 39 minutes on the fastest CrossCountry services, with around 94 trains running on this popular route every day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as direct services are available.
If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times – tickets are usually cheaper when you travel during quieter times compared to taking the train at 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.
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The average journey time by train between Sheffield and Leeds is 1 hour and 4 minutes, with around 112 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 Sheffield to Leeds is 39 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Sheffield to Leeds can start from as little as £4.50 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 Sheffield to Leeds without having to change trains. There are 112 direct trains from Sheffield to Leeds each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Sheffield to Leeds leaves at 04:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Sheffield to Leeds leaves at 23:21. 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 Sheffield to Leeds cover a distance of around 29 miles (47 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 Sheffield to Leeds 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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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.