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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to London

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Hull Trains
08:382h26
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:04London Kings Cross (KGX)
£381One-way
1 change
Grand Central Trains
08:562h18
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:14London Kings Cross (KGX)
£491One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:122h18
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
£681One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
09:002h09
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:09London St Pancras International (STP)
£761One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
08:372h02
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:39London St Pancras International (STP)
£761One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSheffield to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
London North Eastern Railway
08:112h19
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:372h02
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:39London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
Hull Trains
08:382h26
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:04London Kings Cross (KGX)
1 change
Grand Central Trains
08:562h18
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:14London Kings Cross (KGX)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
09:002h09
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:09London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:122h18
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
1 change

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Train times from Sheffield to London

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 2 m

Average

2 h 15 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

227 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Sheffield for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
East Midlands Railway
08:372h02
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:39London St Pancras International (STP)
£761One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:002h09
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:09London St Pancras International (STP)
£761One-way
0 changes
Grand Central Trains
08:562h18
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:14London Kings Cross (KGX)
£491One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:122h18
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
£681One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
08:112h19
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
£1221One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to London

distanceDistance141 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Sheffield to London cover the 141 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 2 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £21, but the average price of train tickets is £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in London Euston.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, East Coast and Grand Central Trains trains Sheffield to London

For as little as £28 you can travel by train from Sheffield to London with East Midlands Trains, East Coast and Grand Central Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Train information from Sheffield to London with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: £63

Trains from Sheffield to London: Journey Details

The train journey from Sheffield into London can be completed in as little as two-and-a-half hours. East Midlands Trains operate a frequent direct service that runs from 5.30 a.m. until 8.49 p.m. - with trains leaving often as twice an hour. East Coast rail also offer infrequent trains from Sheffield to London, with their service involving a brief change in Doncaster en route.

Taking the Train from Sheffield

Perhaps Sheffield's most famous and well-respected attraction is the Crucible Theatre. World-renowned as the home of the Snooker world championship, the theatre is also home to a year-round calendar of incredible plays and productions. If theatre isn't your thing why not visit the Winter Gardens? Located in the city centre, the Gardens are home to a huge variety of flora and fauna and boast one of the most extensive collections of rare flowers in the United Kingdom. The amazing glass structure is also one of the finest contemporary buildings in the city.

Sheffield train station is conveniently located at the edge of the city centre, ensuring for easy access. Whilst Sheffield station can be easily accessed by foot from the middle of the city centre (10-minute walk), the Sheffield SuperTram service also stops there. These trams pick up from various points in and around the city and run frequently every day.

Getting into London by Train

The illustrious capital city of the United Kingdom that travellers come from far and wide to visit, London has a little bit of everything for everyone - culture, history, sport, nightlife, and restaurants. The Covent Garden area of the city is a great way to immerse yourself in a wide range of different cultures and see a host of diverse things all in one place. With a world famous market, theatres, great restaurants and street performers, it's always a vibrant and exciting place to visit.

 

London is home to a wide variety of different rail stations and passengers who've come down from Sheffield will often arrive at London St Pancras - which caters specifically for services from South Yorkshire and the East Midlands. The station offers excellent transport links into all areas of London by means of six separate tube lines. Kings Cross station is also located just across the road.

 

Which train companies go from Sheffield to London?

All Sheffield to London trains are operated by East Midlands Trains, Grand Central Trains, or Virgin Trains East Coast.

How long is the train journey from Sheffield to London?

Trains from Sheffield to London take between 2 hours and 3h09 to arrive in London depending on the train company, number of transfers, time of day, and time of week you are travelling.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Sheffield to London?

The first Sheffield to London train departs Sheffield at 5:30 a.m., while the last train leaves at 11:37 p.m.

Where do trains from Sheffield to London depart from and arrive to?

All Sheffield to London trains depart from Sheffield train station. All trains travelling from Sheffield to London arrive at either London's Kings Cross or St Pancras train station.

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FAQs: Sheffield to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Sheffield to London 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 London.
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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to London can start from as little as £21 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sheffield to London is £58; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Sheffield to London is on average 2 h 2 min   for the 141 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Sheffield and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to London leaves at 04: 38. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to London leaves at 22: 11.
There are 16 trains a day from Sheffield to London which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Sheffield to London.
For the best Sheffield to London train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Sheffield and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 11.

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 London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Sheffield to London by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to London from Sheffield 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and London

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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 London.
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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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