Sheffield to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Sheffield to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
08:363h54
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:30Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£951One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1931One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1931One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
14:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1931One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSheffield to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
London North Eastern Railway
08:363h54
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:30Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Cross Country
09:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
14:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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Train times from Sheffield to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 38 m

Average

3 h 42 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

307 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Sheffield for Edinburgh every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
09:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1931One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Cross Country
10:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
13:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1931One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Cross Country
11:213h38
Sheffield station (SHF)
14:59Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1931One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:363h54
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:30Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£951One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains

Trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh cover the 190 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 27 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £42, but the average price of train tickets is £81. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express trains Sheffield to Edinburgh

Buy your official CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express train tickets to Edinburgh from Sheffield from £48 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Sheffield to Edinburgh train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 36 min
  • Cheapest Price: £48

Trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh

Trains start operating from Sheffield to Edinburgh from very early in the monring on weekdays. Journeys take approximately 3 hours 24 minutes to complete the 190 mile journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh, allowing passengers to sit back and relax while admiring the outstanding views of northern landscapes and beautiful scenery. Cross Country and LNER operate most services between Sheffield and Edinburgh.  

Which train companies travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

LNER, First Transpennine Express and Cross Country are the train companies operating services between Sheffield and Edinburgh.  There are direct services readily available, while others require between one and three changes. 

How long is the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

The fastest journey time for trains between Sheffield and Edinburgh is 3 hours 24 minutes,  an indirect service by LNER involving a swift changeover at York. A direct service, offered by Cross Country, takes approximately 3 hours 45 minutes. Passengers must be sure to check the timetable to ensure they are on the fastest route.

How many trains are there between Sheffield and Edinburgh?

At busy times of the day, three trains per hour to Edinburgh depart from Sheffield station.  The service from Sheffield to Edinburgh is just as frequent on Saturdays, however, passengers on Sundays or public holidays may experience some delays.  Cross Country run 15 trains daily from Sheffield to Edinburgh and most of these are direct services. There are 27 scheduled daily trains from LNER between Sheffield and Edinburgh. First Transpennine Express only operate one daily train service to Edinburgh.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh?

Departure train station: All trains between Sheffield and Edinburgh depart from Sheffield rail station which is located on Sheaf Street in the centre of the city. There are good public transport links to all surrounding areas from the station, and a Supertram stop is close by and this can be accessed from a pedestrian footbridge within the station.  Sheffield railway station features a variety of amenities including a First Class Lounge,  accessible ticket machines, WiFi, ATMs, shops and bicycle storage.

Arrival train station: Trains from Sheffield arrive at Edinburgh Waverley railway station. This is the main station in Edinburgh and located close to Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. Pedestrian access to the station is free of steps from Princes Street, Calton Road, Market Street and Waverley Bridge. A variety of public transport services are within easy walking distance of the railway station, including tram links to the airports and bus or tram services throughout Edinburgh and the rest of Scotland. Facilities at the train station include free WiFi, bars and restaurants, shops, showers and luggage trolleys.    

FAQs: Sheffield to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Sheffield to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh can start from as little as £42 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sheffield to Edinburgh is £81; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Sheffield to Edinburgh is 3 h 27 min   to travel the 190 mile long route, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 08. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to Edinburgh leaves at 20: 29.
There are 10 trains a day from Sheffield to Edinburgh which require at least one change with CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Sheffield to Edinburgh train with CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Sheffield and Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 29.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Sheffield including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and Edinburgh

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Sheffield is the most popular Sheffield railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Sheffield for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.
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