The cheapest trains from Glasgow to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£81

Average

£154

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.

Cheapest
08:45Glasgow Queen Street5h03 13:48Sheffield
2 changes
£811One-way
09:40Glasgow Central4h58 14:38Sheffield
1 changes
£961One-way
08:36Glasgow Central4h32 13:08Sheffield
2 changes
£1411One-way
09:40Glasgow Central4h28 14:08Sheffield
2 changes
£1411One-way
08:36Glasgow Central4h59 13:35Sheffield
1 changes
£3111One-way

Timetable Glasgow to Sheffield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 26 Oct
08:36Glasgow Central4h32 13:08Sheffield
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08:36Glasgow Central4h59 13:35Sheffield
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08:45Glasgow Queen Street5h03 13:48Sheffield
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09:40Glasgow Central4h58 14:38Sheffield
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09:40Glasgow Central4h28 14:08Sheffield
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Mon
25 Oct
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£49easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£81London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£45easyJet
Wed
27 Oct
£81London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£39easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£69London North Eastern Railway
£23Megabus
£42easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£69London North Eastern Railway
£23Megabus
£42easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£49London North Eastern Railway
£21Megabus
£54easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£58London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£31easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£48London North Eastern Railway
£13National Express
£31easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£49London North Eastern Railway
£13National Express
£31easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£57London North Eastern Railway
£11Megabus
£33easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£67Avanti West Coast
£11Megabus
£33easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£49London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£31easyJet
Mon
8 Nov
£49London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£31easyJet
Tue
9 Nov
£48London North Eastern Railway
£11National Express
£31easyJet
Wed
10 Nov
£59Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
£31easyJet
Thu
11 Nov
£57London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
£31easyJet
Fri
12 Nov
£67Avanti West Coast
£17Megabus
£36easyJet
Sat
13 Nov
£49London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£31easyJet

The fastest trains from Glasgow to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 28 m

Average

4 h 48 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

329 km

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

Fastest
09:40Glasgow Central4h28 14:08Sheffield
2 changes
£1411One-way
08:36Glasgow Central4h32 13:08Sheffield
2 changes
£1411One-way
09:40Glasgow Central4h58 14:38Sheffield
1 changes
£961One-way
08:36Glasgow Central4h59 13:35Sheffield
1 changes
£3111One-way
08:45Glasgow Queen Street5h03 13:48Sheffield
2 changes
£811One-way

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Train Information to Sheffield from Glasgow

distanceDistance204 miles (329 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£82 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti 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.

Train companies

Train between Glasgow and Sheffield with CrossCountry

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CrossCountry

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Are you making plans to travel between Glasgow and Sheffield? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Glasgow to Sheffield trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 204 miles (329 km) between Glasgow and Sheffield. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Glasgow to Sheffield, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from Glasgow to Sheffield, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

CrossCountry from Glasgow to Sheffield train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 53 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 2 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets from Glasgow to Sheffield don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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

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
How much do cheap trains to Sheffield from Glasgow cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Glasgow and Sheffield for the next 7 days starting from £49  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Glasgow to Sheffield?
The Glasgow to Sheffield train ticket price is on average £82  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Sheffield from Glasgow by train?
You should expect to travel around 204 miles (329 km)  between Glasgow and Sheffield by train.
How long is the train to Sheffield from Glasgow?
On average the Glasgow to Sheffield train time is 4 h 31 min  covering the 204 miles (329 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Glasgow and arrival train station in Sheffield?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Sheffield.

Where is the train station in Glasgow? Where is the train station 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.

What train companies offer a service to Sheffield from Glasgow?
For the best Glasgow to Sheffield train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Glasgow to Sheffield to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Sheffield from Glasgow?
On average, there are 4 trains a day from Glasgow to Sheffield. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Glasgow to Sheffield? When is the last train from Glasgow to Sheffield?
You can take the first train from Glasgow to Sheffield at 07: 45   or take the last train from Glasgow to Sheffield leaving at 09: 00. Look for the latest Glasgow Sheffield train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I purchase Glasgow Sheffield train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Glasgow to Sheffield to cost on average £82 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Sheffield train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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 to Sheffield from Glasgow.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
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