Trains from Sheffield to Glasgow

Sheffield to Glasgow train information

Sheffield Glasgow train map

Train duration 4h38m
Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure Sheffield, England
Distance 205 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £20.40
Average train price £52.00
  • All trains from Sheffield (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Glasgow (South Western Scotland) are provided by Cross Country. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.
  • Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Glasgow from Sheffield. The average travel duration between Sheffield to Glasgow is 4h38m to travel the 205 miles.
  • We found tickets from £20.40 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Sheffield to Glasgow train tickets

from £20.40 MORE 4h34m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £12.70 MORE 10h13m

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

Sheffield - Glasgow: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to buy your train tickets Sheffield to Glasgow. The figures show that booking your train from Sheffield to Glasgow in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £40 when booking on the day you're travelling while you will have to pay a minimum of £53 if you book your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is on the day you're travelling as it is 26% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Sheffield to Glasgow trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£27.20 20/11/2019 18:11 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£28.20 20/11/2019 08:08 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£34.00 20/11/2019 12:11 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£36.85 20/11/2019 17:21 Cross Country 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£37.80 20/11/2019 12:41 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£38.20 20/11/2019 13:40 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£38.60 20/11/2019 07:32 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£40.00 20/11/2019 17:11 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Queen Street
£40.95 20/11/2019 17:21 Cross Country 2 days ago
Sheffield
Glasgow
Central
£47.50 20/11/2019 17:39 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Sheffield Glasgow train

Discount Sheffield - Glasgow train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Sheffield Glasgow 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 five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Sheffield to Glasgow cost on average £51.14 (1). When dividing £88 by £51.14 (£88/£51.14 = 1.72), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Glasgow to Sheffield, the card will have paid for itself.

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult 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
Sheffield to Glasgow train £51.14 £34.09 £17.05 1.73

(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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