The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from York to Sheffield will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 13.
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1 h 10 m
Trains per day
Of the 21 trains that leave York for Sheffield every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 69 km distance in an average of 1 h 10 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 44 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 17 m 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.
|Distance||42 miles (68 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||£11 (€12)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country or Northern Rail|
Trains from York to Sheffield cover the 42 miles (68 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £11, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Sheffield.
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There are regular direct trains from York to Sheffield, provided by CrossCountry and Northern Rail. Weekday services begin with an early morning departure and there are roughly 3 trains an hour until the final departure in late evening. Journey times vary from 45 minutes to an hour and 20 minutes. Indirect services involve using Virgin Trains East Coast and TransPennine Express services with a change at Doncaster. The Sunday timetable features fewer services, with a later departure time for the first train from York. Weekday off-peak day return tickets are available on departures from 9:35 a.m. onwards.
Trains from York to Sheffield depart from the main station located on the south-west side of the city centre, close to the River Ouse and adjacent to the National Railway Museum. City bus services, with routes serving the centre and outlying areas of York, stop immediately in front of the main entrance on Station Road. Taxis are available from a rank by the station front.
The South Yorkshire industrial city has undergone extensive regeneration in recent years, developing cultural attractions such as the Millennium Gallery with its notable metalwork and craft collections. The Winter Garden is the largest urban glasshouse in Europe, with diverse botanical specimens. Trains from York to Sheffield arrive at the main train station situated on the eastern side of the city centre. The station has its own tram stop with Stagecoach Supertram connections across the city. It is also connected by a covered walkway to the bus interchange on Pond Square, with services around the city. The taxi rank is located by the station's front entrance.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from York and arriving in Sheffield.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called York, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of York.
The most popular arrival train station, Sheffield, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Sheffield.
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