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Route Sheffield to London
|Arrival city||London, England|
|Departure city||Sheffield, England|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £14.50|
Departure and arrival for your train travel
To travel from Sheffield to London, only one train station is available for your departure, this is the Sheffield train station. London city has several stations available for your arrival:London Waterloo train station, London St Pancras train station, London Stratford international train station, London New Barnet train station, London Bexley train station, London Enfield Town train station, London Harrow & Wealdstone train station, London Victoria train station, London Liverpool Street train station, London Bridge train station, London Charing Cross train station, London Euston train station, London Paddington train station, London King's Cross train station, London Fenchurch Street train station, London Southall train station, London Surbiton train station.
Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Sheffield to London train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
Transport operators from Sheffield to London
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Sheffield to London.
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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Sheffield London train ticket.
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 price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase after that, you will save money.
As an example, train tickets from Sheffield to London cost on average £26.85 (1). By dividing £88 by £26.85 (£88/£26.85 = 3.28), it turns out that after only 4 one way journeys from London to Sheffield, the card will have paid for itself.
(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|
|Sheffield to London train||£26.85||£17.90||£8.95||3.29|
(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
Things to do in London
We have created for you a list of 6 places that you can visit in London.
As travel experts, we know that preparing a trip and finding all the information about a specific destination can be time consuming. We would like to help you by providing some things to do, whether you are coming for a short break or for longer.
Each year, many travellers are visiting London. If you are looking to visit one of the most essential place of the city, you need to go to Big Ben. If you have some time, we will also suggest you to go to Westminster Abbey or Buckingham Palace to complete your stay.
Another interesting location that you may want to discover is Madame Tussauds if you wish to know more about this destination.
Tate Modern is also a touristic site that we will suggest you to see if you got spare time during your trip.
Lastly, if you're still looking to discover more about London, Tower Bridge can be the final step of your visit. While visitors may not consider it as the most important place to visit, it will enable you to get a complete picture of the city and its character.
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Sheffield to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Sheffield to London train ticket is just few clicks away!
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Different train ticket types for your journey
There are several types of train tickets Sheffield to London provided by each company, allowing travellers to choose between flexibility and price. Travellers can book tickets on the website of the railway companies or on train ticket sales websites being accredited. Here is a description of each type of rail ticket:
The Advance Tickets are tickets for single trips, valid in 1st and 2nd class. They can be bought 12 weeks in advance, really they are sold in limited numbers and are subject to availability. Usually, the earlier you purchase them, the cheaper the price is. You should be aware that the Advance ticket is non-reimbursable. However, you can change the hours and the date of the journey before departure.
The Off-Peak Tickets are the cheapest tickets to travel in less occupied trains. Offering an advantageous quality-price ratio, these tickets need passengers to travel off-peak. You can purchase tickets at any time, in advance or just before the travel. The train ticket is refundable but administrative fees may be charged; these fees do not exceed £10.00.
The Anytime Tickets are completely flexible: you can travel whenever you want. Tickets can be bought in advance or immediately before travel. There are no conditions on when you want to travel, however you will need to purchase a new ticket if you want to change the date, destination or class.
You can also purchase a Season Ticket for 7 days or a period of either 1 month or 1 year. Generally these tickets are available for short and medium distances in the United Kingdom.
The last Rovers and Rangers ticket type allows you unlimited travel for an area and time period with all train companies.
You have different options to buy your Sheffield to London train ticket:
How can I book a train ticket online?
By buying your train tickets online, you can quickly compare journey schedules and fares to save money. Almost all train companies and online ticket specialists give the ability to book on their website. Once your ticket is booked, you will receive a confirmation email including the reference number that you will bring with your card to get your ticket at the station before your departure.
Is it possible to book a train ticket over the phone?
If you would rather have a call with an agent that will help you buy your ticket, you are able to do it with most train companies.
Is it possible to book a train ticket directly at the station?
If you would like to get your ticket at the station, you can do it either by yourself with the ticket vending machine or with an advisor. You need to be aware that some smaller stations might not provide all these services.
If you use our fast and easy to use search engine, you are be able to compare hundreds of train offers from all major rail providers. Gopili aims to help you get cheap train tickets from Sheffield to London! For your information, train tickets London to Sheffield are also available for your return trip.
And if you change?
Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Sheffield to London:
Finding cheap train tickets can be challenging as train travel can be expensive. Thus we wanted to give our recommendations in order to get cheap train tickets Sheffield to London.
When is the best time to book my ticket?
To travel for less you have to buy your ticket in advance. The best time to purchase your advance train ticket is around 3 months before. Therefore you must try to book around 3 months in advance. Using this tip you can enjoy great savings of up to 80%.
When should I take my train?
The most expensive times to travel are during the morning commute time and in the late afternoon for your train ticket Sheffield to London. Train ticket prices will be more expensive during these times so you will save money by travelling very early, in the middle of the day or late in the evening.
Are two singles cheaper than a return?
For some journeys, it costs less to book two single tickets instead of a return ticket. It provides less flexibility as you need to know beforehand the time you wish to come back but cheaper fares might be available.
How does split ticketing work?
Split-ticketing for your journey to London is another way to pay less. It is perfectly legal to split your ticket into multiple tickets covering the different sections of your journey, the only condition is that the train you're on stops at the stations you've bought your tickets from.
Many trains run from Sheffield to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
The Prices for train tickets Sheffield to London tend to increase as you approach your travel date. According to our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £15 while if booking on the day you're travelling, you will have to pay at least £48 for your train. Thus, you will save 68% on the cost of your ticket by purchasing your seat 2 months in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.
The figures are based on the cheapest prices found in the last six months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
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