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.
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1 h 9 m
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Of the 9 trains that leave Sheffield for Birmingham every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||1 h 11 min|
|Average train ticket price||£53 (€60)|
|Train frequency||33 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country or East Midlands Railways|
Trains from Sheffield to Birmingham cover the 64 miles long route taking on average 1 h 11 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 33 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £46, but the average price of train tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
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Omio helps you find the perfect Sheffield - Birmingham train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Sheffield to Birmingham, 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 journey. 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 between Sheffield and Birmingham starting as low as £46 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!
Sheffield to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:
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.
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.
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.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Sheffield and arriving in Birmingham New Street.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Sheffield, is located 0.5 miles (764 m) from the city centre of Sheffield.
The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre of Birmingham.
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