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Train Information to Plymouth from Sheffield

distanceDistance236 miles (381 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Sheffield to Plymouth cover the 236 miles (381 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Plymouth.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains from Sheffield to Plymouth

Find the best trains from Sheffield to Plymouth with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £67. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Sheffield and Plymouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets between Sheffield and Plymouth are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry from Sheffield to Plymouth all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 236 miles (381 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Sheffield to Plymouth routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Sheffield to Plymouth train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Plymouth with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Sheffield to Plymouth are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Sheffield to Plymouth
Travel by train to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.
How much do cheap train tickets between Sheffield and Plymouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Sheffield to Plymouth for as little as £67  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Sheffield to Plymouth?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Sheffield to Plymouth train prices are on average £73  one way.
What is the distance between Sheffield and Plymouth via train?
The Sheffield to Plymouth train distance is approximately 236 miles (381 km).
How long does it take from Sheffield to Plymouth by train?
On average the train from Sheffield to Plymouth duration is 4 h 50 min  for the 236 miles (381 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Sheffield to Plymouth, which train station in Sheffield do I depart from and which train station in Plymouth do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Sheffield   to Plymouth   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Sheffield train station to Plymouth? Where is the Plymouth train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.4 miles (559 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Plymouth, located 0.5 miles (754 m) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can take me between Sheffield and Plymouth?
If you're looking for trains from Sheffield to Plymouth, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Plymouth. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Sheffield to Plymouth trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Plymouth from Sheffield a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Sheffield to Plymouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Plymouth from Sheffield for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Sheffield and Plymouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £73 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Sheffield to Plymouth a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Plymouth from Sheffield.