Trains from Swansea to Sheffield

Swansea to Sheffield train information

Swansea Sheffield train map

Train duration 7h47m
Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 160 Miles

Which train company can I use?

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Swansea in Wales to Sheffield in England as well as the rail company for this route.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes normally 7h47m by train to cover the 160 miles to go to Sheffield from Swansea. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of the train?

Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Swansea to Sheffield train tickets

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Swansea - Sheffield prices calendar

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

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Swansea - Sheffield: the best time to book cheap trains

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Getting your train beforehand is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. However, as you may see in the table above, the price of train tickets Swansea to Sheffield tend to be stable and cost £35.

Best prices for Swansea to Sheffield trains

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

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Discount Swansea - Sheffield train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Swansea Sheffield train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Swansea to Sheffield cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Sheffield to Swansea, the railcard will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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
Swansea to Sheffield train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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