|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 15 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£31|
|Trains depart from:||Birmingham|
|Trains arrive in:||Sheffield|
|Train Companies:||Cross Country|
Train services between the cities of Birmingham and Sheffield run frequently throughout the day, from early mornings to late in the evening. There are two departures per hour from Birmingham New Street. This schedule is in operation seven days a week. Each of the trains from Birmingham to Sheffield are direct services and take approximately 1.25 hours. The main operator of these services is CrossCountry, part of the Arriva Group.
Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield depart from Birmingham New Street station. If travelling from Birmingham International, it is necessary to change at New Street. Located in the city centre, Birmingham New Street is easily accessible by public transport and on foot. There is a taxi rank located outside the station in Navigation Street while local bus stops are situated nearby on Hill Street and Smallbrook Queensway. The Midland Metro tram terminus at Snow Hill station is an approximate five-minute walk away.
The city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire has a rich industrial heritage and is most closely associated with the steel industry. Today, it is better known for the proliferation of parks and woodland which exist within its boundaries, making Sheffield one of the UK's greenest cities. The main train station, Sheffield Railway Station, is located on Sheef Street, in close proximity to Sheffield Hallam University. There are a number of onward transportation options available, including the Sheffield Supertram service which stops right outside the train station. A taxi rank is located at the station's front entrance.