Trains from Leicester to Sheffield

Leicester to Sheffield train information

Leicester Sheffield train map

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Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 53 Miles

The trip between Leicester, located in England and Sheffield, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

There are 53 miles between Leicester to Sheffield. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Sheffield from Leicester, and it’s also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

Best prices for Leicester to Sheffield train tickets

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Leicester - Sheffield prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Leicester to Sheffield by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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

Leicester - Sheffield: the best time to book cheap trains

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Leicester to Sheffield in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £19 when booking your ticket 3 days in advance which is 25% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Leicester to Sheffield trains

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

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Discount Leicester - Sheffield train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Leicester Sheffield train ticket.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Leicester Sheffield ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Sheffield to Leicester (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

  • 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 whole 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
Leicester 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

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