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 London will cost around £ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 57.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Sheffield for London 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 227 km distance in an average of 2h 6m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 59m .
The slowest train will take 2h 9m 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:|
2 hours 18 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£54|
|Trains depart from:||Sheffield|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
|Train Companies:||London North Eastern Railway, Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, First Hull Trains, Grand Central Trains|
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first Sheffield to London train departs Sheffield at 5:30 a.m., while the last train leaves at 11:37 p.m.
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.