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East Midlands Railway
09:322h11
London St Pancras International (STP)
11:43Sheffield station (SHF)
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West Midlands Railway
08:462h33
London Euston (EUS)
11:19Sheffield station (SHF)
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10:48Sheffield station (SHF)
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Trains to Sheffield

Trains to Sheffield arrive at the main Sheffield Station which is located close to the main shopping, entertainment and university areas. Other stations in Sheffield include Woodhouse and the small Dore & Totley station which tends to take local services.

Which is the main train station in Sheffield?

Sheffield Station is the main city station and it combines the railway station itself with the tram stop. With 9 platforms, Sheffield Station takes both terminating and through services. It's also South Yorkshire's busiest station and passengers rarely have to wait long for a service. Facing Sheaf Square, there are plenty of facilities and easy onward travel with bicycle storage, trams, a car park and a taxi rank.

Popular trains to and from Sheffield

Popular trains to Sheffield

Nottingham to Sheffield train

from £4
Direct trains available
0h49 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Northern Rail
  • Cross Country

Manchester to Sheffield train

from £5
Direct trains available
0h50 average duration
24trains per day
Served by
  • Northern Rail
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway

Manchester Airport (MIA) to Sheffield train

from £6
Direct trains available
1h16 average duration
9trains per day
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Northern Rail

Liverpool to Sheffield train

from £10
Direct trains available
1h42 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Transpennine Express
  • Northern Rail

London to Sheffield train

from £25
Direct trains available
1h56 average duration
46trains per day
Served by
  • East Midlands Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Hull Trains
  • Grand Central Trains
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Avanti West Coast

Popular trains from Sheffield

Sheffield to Manchester Airport (MIA) train

from £7
Direct trains available
1h13 average duration
7trains per day
Served by
  • Northern Rail
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway

Sheffield to Manchester train

from £7
Direct trains available
0h53 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Northern Rail
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway

Sheffield to Liverpool train

from £10
Direct trains available
1h44 average duration
17trains per day
Served by
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Transpennine Express
  • Northern Rail

Sheffield to London train

from £25
Direct trains available
2h01 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • East Midlands Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Grand Central Trains
  • Hull Trains
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Cross Country

Sheffield to Edinburgh train

from £43
Direct trains available
3h27 average duration
10trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Transpennine Express
  • Avanti West Coast

Which train companies offer trains to Sheffield?

You'll find plenty of services from London, Manchester, Nottingham, Harrogate, Leeds, Doncaster, York, Liverpool, Norwich and other popular towns and cities, including express services. These routes are serviced by Transpennine Express, East Coast, Northern and East Midlands Trains. The fast services between London and Sheffield take around two hours and are serviced by London North Eastern Railway (LNER) and East Midlands Trains.

Why travel by train to Sheffield?

Sheffield city centre is largely pedestrianised and car parks tend to be expensive. Particularly with the city trams zig-zagging through the roads, it can also be difficult to drive if you aren't familiar with Sheffield's layout. Travelling by train is convenient and fast, with plenty of trains to Sheffield offered from all major surrounding towns and cities, and with the train station located just a short walk away from the main shopping area. Sheffield Station itself also has excellent facilities, including a waiting lounge, retail outlets, coffee concessions, accessible toilets, trolleys, digital information boards, newsagents, payphones and free WiFi.

Before you travel to Sheffield by train - good to know!

The city offers plenty of hidden gems, some of which are entirely free to visit. For example, don't forget to see the wonderful Winter Garden glasshouse which is packed with tropical plants and the Millennium Gallery which is filled with fine local metalwork, art exhibitions and more. You can also take a short bus ride out of the city to visit the famous National Park Peak District and enjoy a superb pub lunch at one of the fine country pubs.

How to get to Sheffield by Train

The earliest train from London departs just after 8:00 a.m., with the journey taking approximately 2.5 hours. Journeys to and from London are direct. The main service providers across the route are East Coast and East Midlands train lines. Sheffield train station is located relatively close to the city centre, being only a short walk through the high street. Further regional train services are available within the station; a number of popular bus routes run from the bus depot which is a short walk from the rail facility.

Sheffield

Sheffield is one of the largest city's in the UK with a diverse and vibrant population. A multi cultural and contemporary city, Sheffield is packed full of incredible attractions. Sheffield Town Hall for instance, is one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the north of England. Situated adjacent to the recently renovated peace gardens the area forms one of the most popular and picturesque meeting points in the city. There is also the world famous Crucible Theatre which was built in 1971 and plays host to a year round calendar of quality theatre productions. It's also the home of the annual Snooker World Championships. Sheffield boasts the award winning Winter Gardens, a temperate glasshouse that has thousands of plants as well as coffee shops and galleries inside. The plants are changed seasonally to give the Gardens a sense of seasonal change and year round movement.

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

Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and First Hull Trains will get you to Sheffield at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

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