The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Sheffield to Leeds will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Sheffield for Leeds every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 46 km distance in an average of 1h 2m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 40m .
The slowest train will take 1h 20m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 1 minute
|Train Ticket Price:||£7|
|Trains depart from:||Sheffield|
|Trains arrive in:||Leeds|
|Train Companies:||Cross Country, Northern Rail|
Northern Rail, CrossCountry and East Midland provide frequent direct trains from Sheffield to Leeds. On weekdays, the service runs from early morning to late at night, with departures roughly every 10 minutes. Journey times range from around 40 minutes to an hour and 20 minutes. Sunday services are less frequent, with a slightly later departure time for the first train in the morning. Weekday departures from Sheffield from 9:50 a.m. onwards qualify for off-peak day return tickets.
Trains from Sheffield to Leeds depart from the main railway station, which is located to the south-east of the city centre. The Stagecoach Supertram service has a stop outside the station for journeys to the city centre and outlying areas. There is a pedestrian walkway connecting the railway station to the central bus interchange where Stagecoach city buses serve numerous routes around Sheffield and the local region. There is a taxi rank at the front of the station.
Yorkshire's main city, Leeds has become a vibrant cultural hub of the county, with a compact city centre and the elegant upscale shopping arcades of the Victoria Quarter. Highlights of the Leeds calendar include the West Indian carnival and the spectacular Light Night in October. Trains from Sheffield to Leeds arrive at the main station, situated to the south of the city centre. Bus stops on New Station Street beside the station entrance offer numerous Arriva and First services around the city. The Leeds CityBus shuttle serves city centre locations from Mondays to Saturdays. A taxi rank is located next to the bus interchange.