Trains from Dundee to Sheffield

Dundee to Sheffield train information

Dundee Sheffield train map

Train duration 5h26m
Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Dundee, Scotland
Distance 223 Miles
Train operators ScotRail, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £19.80
Average train price £53.00

There are several train providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Dundee in Scotland to Sheffield in England are operated by ScotRail, Cross Country.

There are 223 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Dundee to Sheffield is normally 5h26m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Sheffield from Dundee, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

Based on our data, the lowest price to travel in the next 180 days is £19.80. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Dundee to Sheffield train tickets

from £19.80 MORE 5h36m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £38.60 MORE 11h32m

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Dundee - Sheffield: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to purchase your train tickets Dundee to Sheffield. The figures show that booking your train from Dundee to Sheffield in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £92 when booking on the day you're travelling while you will have to pay a minimum of £127 if you get your ticket 15 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is on the day you're travelling as it is 28% cheaper than 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Dundee to Sheffield trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Dundee
Sheffield
£19.80 18/04/2020 17:24 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£27.30 18/04/2020 15:08 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£29.70 18/04/2020 14:21 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£30.00 19/04/2020 15:03 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£30.20 18/04/2020 12:11 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£31.50 19/04/2020 14:06 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£32.20 18/04/2020 09:08 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£34.60 19/04/2020 09:24 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£36.80 19/04/2020 17:21 ScotRail 1 month ago
Dundee
Sheffield
£37.90 19/04/2020 13:20 ScotRail 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Dundee - Sheffield train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Dundee Sheffield train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Dundee to Sheffield cost on average £52.87 (1). By dividing £88 by £52.87 (£88/£52.87 = 1.66), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Sheffield to Dundee, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire 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
Dundee to Sheffield train £52.87 £35.25 £17.62 1.67

(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