Birmingham to Sheffield train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:301h18
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:48Sheffield station (SHF)
£471One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:121h30
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:42Sheffield station (SHF)
£551One-way
1 change
Cross Country
08:301h13
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:43Sheffield station (SHF)
£551One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:031h14
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:17Sheffield station (SHF)
£691One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:031h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:18Sheffield station (SHF)
£751One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Sheffield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 22 April
Cross Country
08:031h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:18Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
Cross Country
08:301h18
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:48Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
Cross Country
08:301h13
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:43Sheffield station (SHF)
1 change
Cross Country
09:031h14
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:17Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:121h30
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:42Sheffield station (SHF)
1 change
Cross Country
10:031h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:18Sheffield station (SHF)
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 13 m

Average

1 h 17 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

104 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Sheffield every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:301h13
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:43Sheffield station (SHF)
£551One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:031h14
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:17Sheffield station (SHF)
£691One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:031h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:18Sheffield station (SHF)
£751One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:031h15
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:18Sheffield station (SHF)
£761One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:301h18
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:48Sheffield station (SHF)
£471One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Sheffield

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield cover the 64 miles long route taking on average 1 h 1 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Sheffield.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Sheffield

For as little as £27 you can travel by train between Birmingham and Sheffield with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Birmingham and Sheffield. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Birmingham to Sheffield with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Cheapest Price: £27
  • CrossCountry frequency: 25 a day

Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Birmingham

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.

Getting into Sheffield by Train

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.

FAQs: Birmingham to Sheffield train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Sheffield easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Sheffield.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Sheffield can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Sheffield is £49; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Birmingham and Sheffield is on average 1 h 1 min   for the 64 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Sheffield by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Sheffield leaves at 06: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Sheffield leaves at 23: 09.
There are 25 trains a day from Birmingham to Sheffield which require at least one change with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Birmingham to Sheffield train with CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Birmingham to Sheffield as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 09.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Sheffield, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham to Sheffield is November.
You have options as you can travel between Birmingham and Sheffield 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Sheffield

Birmingham
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip from Birmingham to Sheffield.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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