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Tue
19 Oct
£52Cross Country
£22National Express
£256British Airways
Thu
21 Oct
£51Cross Country
£21National Express
£76British Airways
Fri
22 Oct
£52Cross Country
£25National Express
£98British Airways
Sat
23 Oct
£114
£22National Express
£53British Airways
Sun
24 Oct
£67London North Eastern Railway
£25National Express
£114British Airways
Mon
25 Oct
£51Cross Country
£21National Express
£60British Airways
Wed
27 Oct
£51Cross Country
£22National Express
£98British Airways
Thu
28 Oct
£52Cross Country
£21National Express
£84British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£51Cross Country
£22National Express
£55British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£41Cross Country
£22National Express
£73British Airways
Mon
1 Nov
£52Cross Country
£21National Express
£76British Airways
Wed
3 Nov
£52Cross Country
£21National Express
£58British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£51Cross Country
£21National Express
£58British Airways
Fri
5 Nov
£82Cross Country
£19National Express
£44British Airways
Sun
7 Nov
£82
£18National Express
£44British Airways

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Train Information between Stansted and Sheffield

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£65 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Stansted to Sheffield cover the 123 miles (199 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £65, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains between Stansted and Sheffield

For as little as £51 you can travel by train between Stansted and Sheffield with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Stansted to Sheffield online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Stansted to Sheffield as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Stansted and Sheffield start at £51 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 123 miles (199 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Stansted and Sheffield. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Stansted to Sheffield CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Stansted to Sheffield due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

Trains from Stansted to Sheffield

Stansted Airport, located north-east of London, is a popular hub with budget and charter airlines, and it's connected to the UK rail network with its own station at the terminus. For passengers arriving at the airport, it's easy to take trains from Stansted to Sheffield, with just one change required en route. Most connections are via Leicester or London, with the fastest journey times being just over three hours. Departures are available from early morning to mid evening, meaning there is usually a rail connection to suit most flight arrivals.

Which train companies travel from Stansted to Sheffield?

Trains from Stansted to Sheffield use a variety of routes and operators. Examples include Greater Anglia services from Stansted to Tottenham Hale, transferring to London St Pancras for onward travel with East Midlands Trains  to Sheffield, or Cross Country Trains services to Leicester, connecting with East Midlands Trains departures to Sheffield.

How long is the train from Stansted to Sheffield?

The fastest connection on the 125-mile route north to Sheffield from Stansted is the Greater Anglia and East Midlands Trains service via London, taking three hours and 16 minutes. Other London connections take about ten minutes longer. The fastest routes via Leicester take three hours and 40 minutes, although evening connections can take more than an hour longer.

How many trains are there from Stansted to Sheffield.?

Cross Country Trains and East Midlands Trains routes to Sheffield via Leicester depart Stansted hourly from early morning to  mid-evening. Routes via London provide connections from the airport to Sheffield roughly every half hour from very early morning to late evening. Sunday schedules have fewer connections and longer journey times.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Stansted to Sheffield?

Departure train station:  Stansted Airport Station is located immediately outside the airport arrivals hall, adjacent to the bus terminus which has coach connections across the UK and local bus services from Bishop's Stortford and Stansted Mountfitchet. Platforms have coffee kiosks, while the airport terminal offers free WiFi, newsagents, restaurants and shops.

Arrival train station: Sheffield Station is located in the heart of the city, with a Supertram stop close to the platforms and city buses available from the adjacent Sheffield interchange. The station concourse has a coffee shop,  a newsagent, vending machines and taxi ranks.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stansted 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 Stansted to Sheffield.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train to Sheffield from Stansted?
You can find a cheap train from Stansted to Sheffield for some dates and times for as low as £51  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Stansted to Sheffield?
The Stansted to Sheffield train ticket price is on average £65  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance from Stansted to Sheffield by train?
The distance from Stansted to Sheffield by train is approximately 123 miles (199 km).
How long does it take from Stansted to Sheffield by train?
On average the train from Stansted to Sheffield duration is 3 h 31 min  for the 123 miles (199 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Stansted to Sheffield, which train station in Stansted do I depart from and which train station in Sheffield do I arrive in?

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

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Stansted Airport and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

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

Which train providers can take me to Sheffield from Stansted?
If you're looking for trains from Stansted to Sheffield, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Sheffield. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Stansted to Sheffield route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Sheffield from Stansted a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Stansted to Sheffield. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Stansted to Sheffield? When does the last train depart from Stansted to Sheffield?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Stansted at 07: 21. The last train leaves from Stansted at 09: 21. Check Omio for the latest train times from Stansted to Sheffield and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Sheffield from Stansted 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 route and save money. If you book train tickets from Stansted to Sheffield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £65 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Stansted to Sheffield a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Stansted is Stansted Airport. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stansted Airport for your trip from Stansted to Sheffield.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A