The majority of journeys on the Sheffield to London route are run by East Midlands Trains, and the average travel time is under two and a half hours. During the day, trains leave the station approximately three times an hour, with fewer departures later in the evening. The last train leaves between 22:00 and 22:30, and they typically resume the next morning at around 5.30. There are a number of options such as changes at Doncaster, Retford or Derby as well as final destinations of London Kings Cross or London St Pancras.
First Class passengers on East Midlands Trains can enjoy complimentary tea and coffee as they travel, as well as table service, while standard fare passengers can take advantage of the onboard catering.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
Journey information from Sheffield to London
Train Fares from: £ 44.50
Fastest route: 2h 1m
Slowest route: 2h 56m
Average Journey Time: 2h 10m
Train per day: Around 72
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How long does it take to travel from Sheffield to London by train?
The average journey time between Sheffield and London is 2 hours 10 minutes. The fastest journey time is 2 hours 1 minute. On an average weekday, there are 72 trains per day travelling from Sheffield to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from Sheffield to London?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Sheffield to London without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Sheffield to London.
What time are the first and last train from Sheffield to London?
The first train from Sheffield to London departs at .
The last train from Sheffield to London departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.