Glasgow to Sheffield train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£57

Average

£89

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.

London North Eastern Railway
07:30Glasgow5h18 12:48Sheffield
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£571One-way
Cross Country
10:00Glasgow4h50 14:50Sheffield
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£691One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:45Glasgow6h16 16:01Sheffield
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£771One-way
London North Eastern Railway
14:00Glasgow5h02 19:02Sheffield
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£781One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:00Glasgow6h03 14:03Sheffield
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£781One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Sheffield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 August
Cross Country
06:56Glasgow4h54 11:50Sheffield
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London North Eastern Railway
07:30Glasgow5h18 12:48Sheffield
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London North Eastern Railway
08:00Glasgow6h03 14:03Sheffield
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London North Eastern Railway
08:30Glasgow5h18 13:48Sheffield
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Avanti West Coast
08:34Glasgow5h03 13:37Sheffield
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Cross Country
09:00Glasgow4h52 13:52Sheffield
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London North Eastern Railway
09:45Glasgow6h16 16:01Sheffield
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Cross Country
10:00Glasgow4h50 14:50Sheffield
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London North Eastern Railway
11:42Glasgow5h06 16:48Sheffield
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London North Eastern Railway
14:00Glasgow5h02 19:02Sheffield
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

5 h 16 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

329 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Glasgow for Sheffield every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
10:00Glasgow4h50 14:50Sheffield
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£691One-way
Cross Country
09:00Glasgow4h52 13:52Sheffield
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£1451One-way
Cross Country
06:56Glasgow4h54 11:50Sheffield
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£791One-way
London North Eastern Railway
14:00Glasgow5h02 19:02Sheffield
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£781One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:34Glasgow5h03 13:37Sheffield
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£1441One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Sheffield

distanceDistance204 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£100 (€113)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Cross Country, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Glasgow to Sheffield cover the 204 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 54 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Cross Country, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £51, but the average price of train tickets is £100. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Sheffield

Buy your official Northern Rail (3), First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry train tickets between Glasgow and Sheffield from £51 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

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

Book your CrossCountry Glasgow to Sheffield train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Glasgow to Sheffield routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Glasgow and Sheffield is 204 miles (329 km), and the best price for a one-way Glasgow - Sheffield CrossCountry train ticket starts at £146 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Train information from Glasgow to Sheffield with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 6 min
  • Average Price: £146
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Sheffield from Glasgow. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Looking to travel by train from Glasgow to Sheffield? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with First TransPennine Express 3. Check Omio to see current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Glasgow to Sheffield train and book First TransPennine Express 3 tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Glasgow and Sheffield, you can expect to travel 204 miles (329 km) one-way with First TransPennine Express 3. If you search for trains between Glasgow and Sheffield in the Omio app, you can check if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with First TransPennine Express 3, we do the work for you to get you safely to Sheffield from Glasgow. Book that perfect Glasgow to Sheffield train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with First TransPennine Express 3!

    Train information from Glasgow to Sheffield with First TransPennine Express 3:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 7 min
    • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 7 a day

    Trains from Glasgow to Sheffield

    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.

    Which train companies travel from Glasgow to Sheffield?

    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.

    How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Sheffield?

    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.

    How many trains are there from Glasgow to Sheffield?

    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.

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

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Sheffield.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Glasgow to Sheffield to cost as little as £51  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to Sheffield train to cost on average £100  one way.
    The distance between Glasgow and Sheffield by train is approximately 204 miles.
    The train time from Glasgow to Sheffield is on average 4 h 54 min  for the 204 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Glasgow to Sheffield by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Glasgow Central   to Sheffield.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Glasgow Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Sheffield, called Sheffield, is located around 0.5 miles (764 m) away from its city centre.

    If you're looking for trains from Glasgow to Sheffield, you can rely on Northern Rail, Cross Country, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Sheffield. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Glasgow to Sheffield trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    On average, there are 23 trains a day from Glasgow to Sheffield. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Glasgow to Sheffield at 04: 32   or take the last train from Glasgow to Sheffield leaving at 18: 11. Look for the latest Glasgow Sheffield train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Sheffield from Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £100 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Glasgow to Sheffield a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Glasgow
    Sheffield
    The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip between Glasgow and Sheffield.
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    ParkingParking
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transport options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
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    Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
    Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
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    Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
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    Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
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    Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road

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