The cheapest trains from Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£21

Average

£44

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 Sheffield to Birmingham will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.

Cheapest
09:56Sheffield1h12 11:08Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£211One-way
10:00Sheffield1h24 11:24Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£451One-way
09:00Sheffield1h24 10:24Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£451One-way
08:56Sheffield1h08 10:04Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£541One-way
08:00Sheffield1h24 09:24Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£551One-way

Timetable Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 20 Oct
08:00Sheffield1h24 09:24Birmingham New Street
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08:56Sheffield1h08 10:04Birmingham New Street
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09:00Sheffield1h24 10:24Birmingham New Street
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09:56Sheffield1h12 11:08Birmingham New Street
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10:00Sheffield1h24 11:24Birmingham New Street
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
19 Oct
£21Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£21Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£21Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£26Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£55Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£26Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£26Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£21Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£20Cross Country
£5Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£21Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£26Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£26Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£26Cross Country
£5Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£26Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£20Cross Country
£6Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£26Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£26Cross Country
£5Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£26Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£26Cross Country
£3Flixbus

The fastest trains from Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 8 m

Average

1 h 18 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

104 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Sheffield for Birmingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 104 km distance in an average of 1 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 8 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 24 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:56Sheffield1h08 10:04Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£541One-way
09:56Sheffield1h12 11:08Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£211One-way
10:00Sheffield1h24 11:24Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£451One-way
08:00Sheffield1h24 09:24Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£551One-way
09:00Sheffield1h24 10:24Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£451One-way

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Train Information between Sheffield and Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Sheffield to Birmingham cover the 64 miles (104 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains from Sheffield to Birmingham

CrossCountry trains will get you between Sheffield and Birmingham from £21. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Sheffield and Birmingham for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Sheffield and Birmingham. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 64 miles (104 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Sheffield to Birmingham train ticket can cost as little as £21 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Sheffield and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Sheffield and Birmingham 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

Train from Sheffield to Birmingham

Three trains an hour depart from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street, with the first of the day leaving at approximately 5:30 a.m. and requiring a connection to be made at Derby. Services are offered as a mixture of direct journeys and those requiring at least one stop, usually in Derby where East Midlands Trains services meet those operated by CrossCountry. Direct journeys are offered by CrossCountry which operate until the final train service at roughly 10:00 p.m.

Taking the Train from Sheffield

The historic and cultural highlights of Sheffield run from taking in a football match played by either of the city's two football clubs, to taking in a show at the World famous Lyceum or Crucible Theatres. The city is also home to many famous buildings, including the Mappin Art Gallery. Sheffield train station is located near the city centre and can be easily reached either by foot or through the Sheffield SuperTram service, which departs from numerous points around the city.

Arriving in Birmingham by Train

Birmingham has grown into one of the most important cultural cities in the UK, with the regeneration of the Bull Ring shopping district headed by the impressive Selfridge's building. The second city of the UK is also home to a number of festivals that reflect the diversity of the population living within the city. Visitors from Sheffield will arrive at New Street station. The station is serviced by bus stops along Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street. Additionally, a taxi rank is also located on Hill Street. New Street Station is centrally located in Birmingham with a pedestrian tunnel that passes under Bullring Shopping centre to connect to Moor Street station.

Travel Tips

Trains from Sheffield to Birmingham
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Sheffield to Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Sheffield for as low as £21  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Sheffield to Birmingham cost on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Sheffield to Birmingham train to cost on average £28  one way.
What is the distance by train from Sheffield to Birmingham?
You should expect to travel around 64 miles (104 km)  between Sheffield and Birmingham by train.
How long is the train to Birmingham from Sheffield?
On average the train from Sheffield to Birmingham duration is 1 h 21 min  for the 64 miles (104 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Sheffield goes to Birmingham? Which train station do I come into Birmingham from Sheffield?

Omio customers book a train from Sheffield   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Sheffield train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Sheffield, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Sheffield.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Birmingham.

Which train companies should I travel with from Sheffield to Birmingham?
When taking a train from Sheffield to Birmingham, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Birmingham from Sheffield and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Sheffield to Birmingham a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Sheffield to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Sheffield to Birmingham? What time is the last train from Sheffield to Birmingham?
You can take the first train from Sheffield to Birmingham at 07: 56   or take the last train from Sheffield to Birmingham leaving at 10: 56. Look for the latest Sheffield Birmingham train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Birmingham from Sheffield to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets from Sheffield to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Sheffield to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Sheffield
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Sheffield is Sheffield. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Sheffield for your trip from Sheffield to Birmingham.