Trains from Reading to Sheffield

Reading to Sheffield train information

Reading Sheffield train map

Train duration 3h03m
Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 135 Miles
  • The journey from Reading, situated in England and Sheffield, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Sheffield from Reading. The average journey duration between Reading to Sheffield is 3h03m to travel the 135 miles.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

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Best prices for Reading to Sheffield trains

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

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Discount Reading - Sheffield train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Reading 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 residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a 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 purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Reading to Sheffield cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Sheffield to Reading, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • The price to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most adult 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
Reading 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