Trains from London to Sheffield

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London to Sheffield train information

London Sheffield train map

Train duration 2h16m
Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure London, England
Distance 142 Miles
Train operators Grand Central, First Hull Trains
Lowest train price from £15.00
Average train price £49.00

Which train company can I use?

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between London in England to Sheffield in England are operated by Grand Central, First Hull Trains.

How much times does it take?

On average, it takes normally 2h16m by train to cover the 142 miles to go to Sheffield from London. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

We found trains from £15.00 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for London to Sheffield train tickets

from £15.00 MORE 2h16m
Other modes of transport available
from £6.00 MORE 4h00m

London - Sheffield prices calendar

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

Train times London to Sheffield

When are the next trains to Sheffield?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
There are no more services available today.
London Kings Cross
2h16m First Hull Trains

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 1 trains from London to Sheffield are being operated today and 1 tomorrow. The first London Sheffield train departs at 07:26 and the last one departs at 07:26. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

London - Sheffield: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute















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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets London to Sheffield tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £15 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £47 for your trip. Thus, you will save 68% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for London to Sheffield trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Kings Cross
£19.55 27/06/2019 12:03 1 day ago
Kings Cross
£22.50 05/07/2019 07:26 First Hull Trains 2 days ago
Kings Cross
£25.55 05/07/2019 12:03 2 days ago
Kings Cross
£25.55 26/06/2019 13:03 5 days ago
Kings Cross
£27.00 27/06/2019 12:33 1 day ago
Kings Cross
£27.00 05/07/2019 12:33 2 days ago
Kings Cross
£27.00 28/06/2019 12:33 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London Sheffield train

Discount London - Sheffield train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your London 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.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from London to Sheffield? Check with your calculator, considering:

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

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a London Sheffield ticket (i.e.: £48.49)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£48.49 = 1.81. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from London to Sheffield (one way trip).

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
London to Sheffield train £48.49 £32.33 £16.16 1.82

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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