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Southampton to Sheffield train information

Southampton Sheffield train map

Train duration 3h59m
Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 171 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £30.25
Average train price £51.00

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

There are 171 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Southampton to Sheffield is around 3h59m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Sheffield from Southampton, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

We found trains from £30.25 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Southampton to Sheffield train tickets

from £30.25 MORE 3h59m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.00 MORE 7h36m

Southampton - Sheffield prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Sheffield 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.

Southampton - Sheffield: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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£35

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£51

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Same day

Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Southampton to Sheffield in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £35 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 45% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Southampton to Sheffield trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£30.25 05/10/2019 17:54 Cross Country 13 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£31.00 05/10/2019 18:27 Cross Country 13 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£33.05 23/09/2019 18:22 Cross Country 9 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£33.75 05/10/2019 07:01 Cross Country 13 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£35.80 05/10/2019 07:56 Cross Country 13 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£36.20 05/10/2019 17:27 Cross Country 13 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£36.45 23/09/2019 20:24 Cross Country 9 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£37.95 05/10/2019 15:54 Cross Country 13 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£38.15 05/10/2019 07:18 Cross Country 13 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Sheffield
£39.00 05/10/2019 13:54 Cross Country 13 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Discount Southampton - Sheffield train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Southampton Sheffield train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few 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 railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from Southampton to Sheffield cost on average £50.66 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.66 (£88/£50.66 = 1.74), it turns out that after only 2 one way trips from Sheffield to Southampton, the card will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

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 one year.

(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
Southampton to Sheffield train £50.66 £33.77 £16.89 1.74

(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

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