Leeds to Sheffield train

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£5

Average

£12

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.

Cheapest
05:34Leeds Railway Station1h26 07:00Sheffield
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£51One-way
Cheapest
06:32Leeds Railway Station1h22 07:54Sheffield
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£51One-way
06:38Leeds Railway Station0h55 07:33Sheffield
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£61One-way
06:11Leeds Railway Station0h40 06:51Sheffield
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£121One-way
05:30Leeds Railway Station1h12 06:42Sheffield
1 change
£211One-way

Train schedule Leeds to Sheffield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 August
05:30Leeds Railway Station1h12 06:42Sheffield
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05:34Leeds Railway Station1h26 07:00Sheffield
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06:11Leeds Railway Station0h40 06:51Sheffield
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06:32Leeds Railway Station1h22 07:54Sheffield
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06:38Leeds Railway Station0h55 07:33Sheffield
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06:40Leeds Railway Station1h06 07:46Sheffield
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Fastest train times from Leeds to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

1 h 6 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

46 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leeds for Sheffield every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:11Leeds Railway Station0h40 06:51Sheffield
0 changes
£121One-way
06:38Leeds Railway Station0h55 07:33Sheffield
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£61One-way
06:40Leeds Railway Station1h06 07:46Sheffield
1 change
£211One-way
05:30Leeds Railway Station1h12 06:42Sheffield
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£211One-way
06:32Leeds Railway Station1h22 07:54Sheffield
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£51One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Sheffield

distanceDistance29 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency101 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 75 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Northern Rail

Trains from Leeds to Sheffield cover the 29 miles long route taking on average 1 h 11 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 101 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £5, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry trains Leeds to Sheffield

Find the best trains to Sheffield from Leeds with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry from £5. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Northern Rail (3)

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

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Leeds to Sheffield on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Leeds to Sheffield train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 29 miles (46 km) route from Leeds to Sheffield, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Leeds to Sheffield in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Sheffield from Leeds and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train to Sheffield from Leeds with CrossCountry!

Train information from Leeds to Sheffield with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 42 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 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 between Leeds and Sheffield. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Leeds to Sheffield train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 7 min
  • Average Price: £5
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 53 a day

Trains from Leeds to Sheffield: Journey Details

Frequent direct trains from Leeds to Sheffield are provided by 3 operators, East Midland, CrossCountry and Northern Rail. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure and there are direct services between the cities roughly every 10 minutes until very late in the evening. Journey times range from around 40 minutes to an hour and 20 minutes. On Sundays, the service is less frequent, with a later first departure and an earlier last train. On weekdays, off-peak day return tickets are available on departures from 9:33 a.m. onwards.

Taking the Train from Leeds

Leeds railway station is located on the south side of the city centre close to the river Aire. There is a bus interchange on New Station Street in front of the main entrance, served by First and Arriva bus routes across the city. The daytime CityBus shuttle connects the station with central locations from Monday to Saturday. There is a taxi rank beside the bus stops.

Getting into Sheffield by Train

Once a key industrial centre in Yorkshire, Sheffield now offers a wealth of cultural attractions, notably the Millennium contemporary art gallery and the Winter Garden glasshouse with its extensive botanical collection. Visitors throng to the modern Moor Market to sample artisan Yorkshire produce and renowned local craft beers. Sheffield station is situated on the south-east side of the city centre. There is a tram stop immediately outside the station offering connections to central locations and around the city. A covered walkway links the station to the bus interchange for services around Sheffield and the South Yorkshire region. Taxis are available from ranks at the front of the station.

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Sheffield.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Leeds and Sheffield for as low as £5  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Sheffield from Leeds is £8  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Sheffield from Leeds via train to be approximately 29 miles.
The train time to Sheffield from Leeds is on average 1 h 11 min  for the 29 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go from Leeds to Sheffield by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Sheffield.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Sheffield and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (764 m) from the train station to the city centre in Sheffield.

For the best Leeds to Sheffield train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Leeds to Sheffield to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 75 direct trains between Leeds and Sheffield per day with Northern Rail or Cross Country  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Leeds for Sheffield is 101 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Leeds to Sheffield leaves at 04: 34. The last train departing from Leeds to Sheffield leaves at 22: 11. You can find the latest Leeds to Sheffield train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
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 from Leeds to Sheffield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £8 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Leeds to Sheffield a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip to Sheffield from Leeds.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express

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