Sheffield to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Cheapest

£27

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.

Cross Country
09:24Sheffield1h03 10:27Birmingham
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£271One-way
Cross Country
17:56Sheffield1h09 19:05Birmingham
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£301One-way
Cross Country
21:02Sheffield1h25 22:27Birmingham
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£301One-way
Cross Country
19:24Sheffield1h05 20:29Birmingham
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£301One-way
Cross Country
14:56Sheffield1h10 16:06Birmingham
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£561One-way

Train schedule Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 August
Cross Country
08:56Sheffield1h12 10:08Birmingham
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Cross Country
09:24Sheffield1h03 10:27Birmingham
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Cross Country
10:55Sheffield1h13 12:08Birmingham
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Cross Country
11:24Sheffield1h03 12:27Birmingham
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Cross Country
11:56Sheffield1h08 13:04Birmingham
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Cross Country
14:56Sheffield1h10 16:06Birmingham
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Cross Country
17:56Sheffield1h09 19:05Birmingham
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Cross Country
19:24Sheffield1h05 20:29Birmingham
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Cross Country
21:02Sheffield1h25 22:27Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Sheffield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 3 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

104 km

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.

Cross Country
09:24Sheffield1h03 10:27Birmingham
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£271One-way
Cross Country
11:24Sheffield1h03 12:27Birmingham
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£571One-way
Cross Country
19:24Sheffield1h05 20:29Birmingham
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£301One-way
Cross Country
11:56Sheffield1h08 13:04Birmingham
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£571One-way
Cross Country
17:56Sheffield1h09 19:05Birmingham
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£301One-way

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency33 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross 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.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Sheffield to Birmingham

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CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Birmingham from Sheffield 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 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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 24 min
  • Average Price: £46
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

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
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Sheffield to Birmingham for as little as £46  in the next 7 days.
The Sheffield to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £53  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Sheffield and Birmingham via train to be approximately 64 miles.
The Sheffield to Birmingham train duration is on average 1 h 11 min, which is to be expected when travelling 64 miles from Sheffield to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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.

Take the Sheffield to Birmingham train with Cross Country or East Midlands Railways. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Birmingham from Sheffield as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day from Sheffield to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a direct train from Sheffield to Birmingham, consider travelling with Cross Country. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Sheffield for Birmingham is 33 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Sheffield to Birmingham leaves at 04: 56   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 05. Omio shows you the latest train from Sheffield to Birmingham timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
You can find a train from Sheffield to Birmingham to cost on average £53 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Sheffield to Birmingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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Public transport options for Sheffield
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.

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