Trains from Colchester to Sheffield

Colchester to Sheffield train information

Colchester Sheffield train map

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Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Colchester, England
Distance 143 Miles
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Colchester in England to Sheffield in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to cover the 143 miles from Colchester to Sheffield.
  • Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Colchester to Sheffield train tickets

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Best prices for Colchester to Sheffield trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Colchester and Sheffield by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Sheffield to Colchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Colchester - Sheffield train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Colchester Sheffield train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Colchester to Sheffield? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Colchester Sheffield ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Colchester to Sheffield (one way trip).

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a complete year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Colchester to Sheffield train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare