Sheffield to London train

Tue, 16 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to London

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

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
East Midlands Railway
09:372h01
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:38London St Pancras International (STP)
£641One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:112h19
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)
£901One-way
0 changes
Hull Trains
08:382h27
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:05London Kings Cross (KGX)
£951One-way
1 change

Train timetableSheffield to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
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
08:382h27
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:05London 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
09:112h19
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
09:372h01
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:38London St Pancras International (STP)
0 changes

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Train times from Sheffield to London

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 12 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

227 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Sheffield for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
East Midlands Railway
09:372h01
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:38London St Pancras International (STP)
£641One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
08:372h02
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:39London St Pancras International (STP)
£901One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:002h09
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:09London St Pancras International (STP)
£761One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:112h19
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
£1331One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
09:112h19
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:30London Kings Cross (KGX)
£681One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to London

distanceDistance141 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€66)
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 Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or east_midlands_trains

Trains from Sheffield to London cover the 141 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or east_midlands_trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in London Waterloo.

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

Buy your official East Midlands Trains, East Coast and Grand Central Trains train tickets to London from Sheffield from £25 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

East Midlands Trains from Sheffield to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 1 min
  • Cheapest Price: £25

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 £25 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.
On average the Sheffield to London train travel time is 2 h 1 min   for the 141 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to London leaves at 04: 54. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to London leaves at 22: 11.
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from Sheffield to London with East Midlands Trains or east_midlands_trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Sheffield to London.
Take the Sheffield to London train with East Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or east_midlands_trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Sheffield to London as there might be differences in the amenities they 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 Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to London from Sheffield is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 1 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Sheffield to London by train is May.
You have options as you can travel from Sheffield to London 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and London

Sheffield
London
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 to London from Sheffield.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8704420104
Public transport options for Sheffield
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.
The major train station for arrivals in London is London St Pancras International. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London St Pancras International for your trip to London from Sheffield.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
HomeTrainsTrain Times to London Sheffield to London train

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