The cheapest trains from Cardiff to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Cheapest

£124

Average

£124

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cardiff to Sheffield will cost around £ 124 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 124.

Cheapest
10:45Cardiff Central3h33 14:18Sheffield
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£1241One-way
Cheapest
12:45Cardiff Central3h33 16:18Sheffield
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£1241One-way
Cheapest
15:45Cardiff Central3h33 19:18Sheffield
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£1241One-way
Cheapest
13:45Cardiff Central3h33 17:18Sheffield
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£1241One-way
Cheapest
14:45Cardiff Central3h34 18:19Sheffield
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£1241One-way

Timetable Cardiff to Sheffield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 24 Oct
08:23Cardiff Central3h55 12:18Sheffield
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08:50Cardiff Central4h28 13:18Sheffield
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10:45Cardiff Central3h33 14:18Sheffield
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11:45Cardiff Central3h33 15:18Sheffield
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12:45Cardiff Central3h33 16:18Sheffield
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13:45Cardiff Central3h33 17:18Sheffield
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14:45Cardiff Central3h34 18:19Sheffield
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15:45Cardiff Central3h33 19:18Sheffield
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
24 Oct
£124Cross Country
£15Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£65Arriva Trains Wales
£11Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£49Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£49Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£49Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£65Arriva Trains Wales
£16Flixbus

The fastest trains from Cardiff to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 33 m

Average

3 h 42 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

241 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Sheffield without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:45Cardiff Central3h33 14:18Sheffield
1 changes
£1241One-way
Fastest
12:45Cardiff Central3h33 16:18Sheffield
1 changes
£1241One-way
Fastest
15:45Cardiff Central3h33 19:18Sheffield
1 changes
£1241One-way
Fastest
13:45Cardiff Central3h33 17:18Sheffield
1 changes
£1241One-way
Fastest
11:45Cardiff Central3h33 15:18Sheffield
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£1241One-way

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Train Information to Sheffield from Cardiff

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£66 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesArriva Trains Wales or Cross Country

Trains from Cardiff to Sheffield cover the 149 miles (241 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 33 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales or Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £66, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies

CrossCountry between Cardiff and Sheffield

Find the best trains between Cardiff and Sheffield with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £49. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Cardiff and Sheffield you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry from Cardiff to Sheffield for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Cardiff to Sheffield train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Cardiff - Sheffield journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Cardiff to Sheffield by train is 149 miles (241 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £49 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Cardiff - Sheffield train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Cardiff to Sheffield train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 56 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Cardiff to Sheffield are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Cardiff to Sheffield
Travel by train 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 Cardiff to Sheffield.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train between Cardiff and Sheffield?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Sheffield from Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from £49  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield?
The Cardiff to Sheffield train ticket price is on average £66  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How many miles is it from Cardiff to Sheffield by train?
The distance from Cardiff to Sheffield by train is approximately 149 miles (241 km).
How long is the train to Sheffield from Cardiff?
While the time it takes to travel 149 miles (241 km) between Cardiff and Sheffield can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cardiff to Sheffield is on average 3 h 33 min.
What is the departure train station in Cardiff and arrival train station in Sheffield?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Sheffield.

Where is the train station in Cardiff? Where is the train station in Sheffield?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Sheffield and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Sheffield.

Which train providers can take me to Sheffield from Cardiff?
When taking a train from Cardiff to Sheffield, you can count on Arriva Trains Wales or Cross Country for the best way to get you to Sheffield. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cardiff to Sheffield and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to Sheffield from Cardiff?
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Sheffield is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Cardiff to Sheffield? When does the last train depart from Cardiff to Sheffield?
The first train from Cardiff to Sheffield leaves at 07: 45   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Cardiff to Sheffield timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket to Sheffield from Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £66 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Sheffield from Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip to Sheffield from Cardiff.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway