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£27National Express
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£120Cross Country
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£52Cross Country
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£21National Express
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Train Information from Southampton to Sheffield

distanceDistance171 miles (275 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€86)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Southampton to Sheffield cover the 171 miles (275 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 1 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £75, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies

Travel with Crosscountry Railways between Southampton and Sheffield

Crosscountry Railways trains will get you between Southampton and Sheffield from £43. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Crosscountry Railways

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Crosscountry Railways from Southampton to Sheffield for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Crosscountry Railways train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Southampton to Sheffield train with Crosscountry Railways (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Southampton - Sheffield journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Southampton to Sheffield by train is 171 miles (275 km). You can book tickets for this Crosscountry Railways train for as low as £52 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Crosscountry Railways tickets from Southampton to Sheffield in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Crosscountry Railways Southampton - Sheffield train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Crosscountry Railways 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Southampton to Sheffield 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 Southampton to Sheffield
Travel by train to Sheffield 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 Southampton to Sheffield.
How much do cheap trains between Southampton and Sheffield cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Southampton and Sheffield for as low as £43  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Southampton and Sheffield?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Sheffield from Southampton is £75  one way.
What is the distance between Southampton and Sheffield via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Sheffield from Southampton via train to be approximately 171 miles (275 km).
What is the average Southampton to Sheffield train duration?
The train time to Sheffield from Southampton is on average 4 h 1 min  for the 171 miles (275 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Southampton to Sheffield by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Southampton and arrival train station in Sheffield?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Southampton Central   and arrive in Sheffield.

Where is the departure train station in Southampton located? Where is the arrival train station in Sheffield located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Southampton Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Sheffield and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Sheffield.

Which train companies can take me to Sheffield from Southampton?
For the best Southampton to Sheffield train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Southampton to Sheffield to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Southampton and Sheffield a day?
The average number of trains departing Southampton for Sheffield is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Southampton to Sheffield?
You can take the first train from Southampton to Sheffield at 07: 17   or take the last train from Southampton to Sheffield leaving at 09: 30. Look for the latest Southampton Sheffield train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Southampton to Sheffield to get the best deals?
If you purchase Southampton to Sheffield train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £75. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Southampton and Sheffield. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Southampton is Southampton Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Southampton Central for your trip from Southampton to Sheffield.