Trains from Edinburgh to Sheffield

Edinburgh to Sheffield train information

Edinburgh Sheffield train map

Train duration 3h45m
Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 191 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £51.00
Average train price £71.00

Which train company can I use?

The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and Sheffield, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: Cross Country.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes approximately 3h45m by train covering a distance of 191 miles to get to Sheffield from Edinburgh. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of the train?

We found tickets from £51.00 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Sheffield train tickets

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Edinburgh - Sheffield: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Edinburgh to Sheffield will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 2 months in advance, tickets should be available from £30 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £52 for your journey. Thus, you can save 42% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Sheffield trains

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

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Discount Edinburgh - Sheffield train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Edinburgh Sheffield train ticket and make even more savings 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 using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

    As an example, train tickets from Edinburgh to Sheffield cost on average £70.90 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £70.90 (£88/£70.90 = 1.24), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Sheffield to Edinburgh, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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
Edinburgh to Sheffield train £70.90 £47.27 £23.63 1.24

(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

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