Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Cheapest

£54

Average

£55

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 £ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 54.

Cheapest
08:56Sheffield1h12 10:08Birmingham New Street
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£541One-way
10:00Sheffield1h55 11:55Birmingham New Street
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£551One-way
09:56Sheffield1h12 11:08Birmingham New Street
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£551One-way
10:56Sheffield1h08 12:04Birmingham New Street
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£551One-way
11:00Sheffield1h55 12:55Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£551One-way

Train schedule Sheffield to Birmingham

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08:56Sheffield1h12 10:08Birmingham New Street
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09:00Sheffield1h57 10:57Birmingham New Street
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09:56Sheffield1h12 11:08Birmingham New Street
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10:00Sheffield1h55 11:55Birmingham New Street
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10:56Sheffield1h08 12:04Birmingham New Street
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11:00Sheffield1h55 12:55Birmingham New Street
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Mon
24 Jan
£54Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Tue
25 Jan
£54Cross Country
£6Megabus
Wed
26 Jan
£21Cross Country
£5Flixbus
Thu
27 Jan
£54Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
£54Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£26Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£26Cross Country
£9Megabus
Mon
31 Jan
£26Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£54Cross Country
£6Megabus
Fri
4 Feb
£54Cross Country
£8National Express

Fastest train times from Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Jan

Fastest Journey

1 h 8 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

104 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Sheffield for Birmingham every day 3 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 33 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 57 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
10:56Sheffield1h08 12:04Birmingham New Street
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£551One-way
08:56Sheffield1h12 10:08Birmingham New Street
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£541One-way
09:56Sheffield1h12 11:08Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£551One-way
10:00Sheffield1h55 11:55Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£551One-way
11:00Sheffield1h55 12:55Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£551One-way

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€47)
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 route taking on average 1 h 10 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 £41, 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 Sheffield to Birmingham

For as little as £21 you can travel by train from Sheffield to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry

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

Omio helps you find the perfect Sheffield - Birmingham train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Birmingham from Sheffield, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Sheffield to Birmingham trip. You can expect to travel around 64 miles (104 km) to Birmingham from Sheffield on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets to Birmingham from Sheffield starting as low as £21 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

Train information from Sheffield to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 21 min
  • Average Price: £21
  • CrossCountry frequency: 25 a day

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Sheffield to Birmingham are the following:

  • 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

Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Sheffield to Birmingham.
FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Birmingham cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Birmingham for as low as £21  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Sheffield to Birmingham?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Sheffield to Birmingham train prices are on average £41  one way.

How far is it from Sheffield to Birmingham by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Birmingham from Sheffield via train to be approximately 64 miles (104 km).

How many hours does it take from Sheffield to Birmingham by train?

On average the train from Sheffield to Birmingham duration is 1 h 10 min  for the 64 miles (104 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Sheffield to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Sheffield?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Sheffield   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the Sheffield train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.4 miles (559 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Sheffield to Birmingham?

For the route from Sheffield to Birmingham you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Sheffield to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services are there to Birmingham from Sheffield 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 are the first and last departure train times from Sheffield to Birmingham?

You can take the first train from Sheffield to Birmingham at 08: 56   or take the last train from Sheffield to Birmingham leaving at 11: 00. Look for the latest Sheffield Birmingham train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I buy Sheffield to Birmingham train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy Sheffield to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £41. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Sheffield and Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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 between Sheffield and Birmingham.