Trains from Sheffield to Plymouth

Sheffield to Plymouth train information

Sheffield Plymouth train map

Train duration 5h36m
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Sheffield, England
Distance 237 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £41.75
Average train price £58.00
  • There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Sheffield in England to Plymouth in England are operated by Cross Country.
  • On average, the journey takes approximately 5h36m by train covering a distance of 237 miles to get to Plymouth from Sheffield. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
  • According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £41.75. 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 Plymouth train tickets

from £41.75 MORE 5h48m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.70 MORE 9h11m

Sheffield - Plymouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Sheffield to Plymouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Train times Sheffield to Plymouth

When are the next trains to Plymouth?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Sheffield
13:57
Plymouth St Budeaux Ferry Road
20:51
6h54m Cross Country

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 Sheffield to Plymouth are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Sheffield Plymouth train departs at 13:57 while the last train departs at 13:57. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Sheffield - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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£75

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£64

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£117

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£76

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£80

Same day

Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Sheffield to Plymouth in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £64 when buying your seat 7 days in advance which is 46% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Sheffield to Plymouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Sheffield
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
£107.65 17/11/2019 13:57 Cross Country 5 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Sheffield Plymouth train

Discount Sheffield - Plymouth train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Sheffield Plymouth train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole 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 book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Sheffield to Plymouth cost on average £57.91 (1). By dividing £88 by £57.91 (£88/£57.91 = 1.52), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Plymouth to Sheffield, the card will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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 Plymouth train £57.91 £38.60 £19.30 1.52

(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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