Trains from Sheffield to Cardiff

Sheffield to Cardiff train information

Sheffield Cardiff train map

Train duration 3h31m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Sheffield, England
Distance 150 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £30.50
Average train price £43.00

Which train company can I use?

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Sheffield in England to Cardiff in Wales are run by Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Cardiff from Sheffield. The average train time from Sheffield to Cardiff is 3h31m to cover the 150 miles.

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

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £30.50. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Sheffield to Cardiff train tickets

from £30.50 MORE 3h38m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.80 MORE 5h49m

Sheffield - Cardiff prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Sheffield to Cardiff 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.

Sheffield - Cardiff: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£41

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£46

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£42

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£64

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Days before Departure

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 Sheffield to Cardiff in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £41 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 37% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Sheffield to Cardiff trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£34.25 28/12/2019 18:56 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£40.20 28/12/2019 08:54 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£40.95 28/12/2019 17:56 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£41.25 28/12/2019 07:56 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£41.25 28/12/2019 07:18 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£41.65 28/12/2019 16:56 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£42.70 28/12/2019 12:24 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£42.70 28/12/2019 13:24 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£43.20 28/12/2019 12:56 Cross Country 1 day ago
Sheffield
Cardiff
Central
£44.75 28/12/2019 09:24 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Sheffield Cardiff train

Discount Sheffield - Cardiff train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Sheffield Cardiff 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.

Why should I buy a 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 break-even. 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 Sheffield to Cardiff cost on average £42.86 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £42.86 (£88/£42.86 = 2.05), it turns out that after only 3 one way journeys from Cardiff to Sheffield, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

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

(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
Sheffield to Cardiff train £42.86 £28.57 £14.29 2.06

(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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