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 Glasgow to Sheffield will cost around £ 154 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 81.
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4 h 28 m
4 h 48 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Sheffield without changing at least once.
|Distance||204 miles (329 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 31 min|
|Average train ticket price||£82 (€93)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Glasgow to Sheffield cover the 204 miles (329 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 31 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £49, but the average price of train tickets is £82. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Sheffield.
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With around 20 daily departures from early morning well into the evening, there's no shortage of options for journeying by train between these two major cities of Scotland and the north. While non-stop trains are somewhat in the minority and one or two changes are to be expected, travel times are often as fast as five hours or less - although in a few cases in can be twice that or more.
Four providers operate along this route, but only Cross Country offers direct trains (as well as some of the shortest travel times). First Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway and Virgin trains generally require at least one change per journey. Of the four, Virgin offers the most frequent service throughout the day.
Transpennine Express offers the shortest journey times at around 4 hours and 30 minutes, but all of these trains involve at least one change. For the convenience of a direct service from Glasgow to Sheffield, travellers should expect travel time of almost 5 hours. Meanwhile, evening journeys can last as long as 11 hours and 48 minutes.
Trains from Glasgow to Sheffield run at a rate of roughly three an hour throughout the day, dropping to two an hour in the evenings. The earliest departure is around 5:30 a.m., and the last usually leaves not much later than 8:00 p.m. Direct services are spread equally throughout the day, usually at 2 hour intervals.
Departure train station:Trains depart from Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street. Located right in city centre, Glasgow Central has baby changing facilities, showers, a bureau de change and pay as you go Wi-Fi. Also centrally located, Glasgow Queen Street offers a similar quality of service thanks to a long-term plan of refurbishment.
Arrival train station:A short walk east of the city centre, Sheffield Train Station boasts shops, cafes, Wi-Fi, cash dispensers, 24 hour parking and sheltered bicycle storage. A walkway connects the station to the city's light rail system.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Sheffield.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Sheffield most often arrive at Sheffield and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.
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