Edinburgh to Sheffield train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

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

Transpennine Express
06:125h57
Edinburgh
12:09Sheffield
£671One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
18:304h14
Edinburgh
22:44Sheffield
£871One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:003h48
Edinburgh
10:48Sheffield
£871One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
05:484h00
Edinburgh
09:48Sheffield
£871One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:063h48
Edinburgh
09:54Sheffield
£1501One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Sheffield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
London North Eastern Railway
18:304h14
Edinburgh
22:44Sheffield
0 changes
Cross Country
15:083h46
Edinburgh
18:54Sheffield
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
05:484h00
Edinburgh
09:48Sheffield
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:003h48
Edinburgh
10:48Sheffield
0 changes
Cross Country
08:053h48
Edinburgh
11:53Sheffield
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 46 m

Average

4 h 11 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

307 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Edinburgh for Sheffield every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
15:083h46
Edinburgh
18:54Sheffield
£1571One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:003h48
Edinburgh
10:48Sheffield
£871One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:053h48
Edinburgh
11:53Sheffield
£1561One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:063h48
Edinburgh
09:54Sheffield
£1501One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
05:484h00
Edinburgh
09:48Sheffield
£871One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield

distanceDistance190 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£89 (€99)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Sheffield cover the 190 miles long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £89, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Sheffield.

Train providers: CrossCountry, East Coast and Virgin Trains trains Edinburgh to Sheffield

For as little as £49 you can travel by train to Sheffield from Edinburgh with CrossCountry, East Coast and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Train information from Edinburgh to Sheffield with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 44 min
  • Cheapest Price: £49
  • East Coast frequency: 9 a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Sheffield

There’s no shortage of trains between Edinburgh and Sheffield on any given day. Direct trains depart at least once an hour, so it’s easy to plan a trip whenever it’s most convenient. A direct train journey will take 3 hours 45 minutes, routes involving a change can be quicker, so passengers should be sure to check their selecting the route that best suits their needs.

Which train companies travel from Edinburgh to Sheffield?

Cross Country is the only train company offering direct trains. They also offer plenty of daily journeys that require just one change. London North Eastern Railway also offers several daily trains along this route which require one or two changes. Finally, Virgin Trains occasionally provides indirect trains, but not every day and usually only in the evenings. The journey with Virgin also takes an hour longer than average.

How long is the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield?

This journey takes just 3 hours 21 minutes at the quickest. Surprisingly, the fastest route is an indirect one, offered by Cross Country, with one change at Newcastle. Most direct trains take around 3 hours 46 minutes. It’s important to note that night trains along this route may take much longer, due to long waits between train changes.

How many trains are there from Edinburgh to Sheffield?

There can be as many as 40 trains along this route per day, though the number of options decreases as the day of departure draws near. Travellers can expect to find around 12 to 14 direct trains along this route most days, or around one per hour. Trains depart from as early as 5:40 a.m. until as late as 11:45 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Sheffield?

Departure train station: Edinburgh Waverley railway station is located within walking distance of many of Edinburgh’s attractions and hotels. The station offers several shops, cafes and pubs, as well as free Wi-Fi.

Arrival train station: Sheffield’s main railway station is also a tram stop, so it's easy to catch a quick tram into the centre of the city. The station offers a variety of shops and restaurants for visitors.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Sheffield train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Sheffield.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Sheffield can start from as little as £48 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Sheffield is £89; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Sheffield train travel time is 3 h 35 min   for the 190 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Sheffield leaves at 05: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Sheffield leaves at 18: 30.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh to Sheffield which require at least one change with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Edinburgh to Sheffield you can take a train with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Sheffield from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 30.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) 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 to travel from Edinburgh to Sheffield by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Sheffield from Edinburgh 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Sheffield

Edinburgh
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip to Sheffield from Edinburgh.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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