The cheapest trains from York to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 16 Oct

Cheapest

£13

Average

£19

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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09:44York1h09 10:53Sheffield
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£131One-way
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12:44York1h09 13:53Sheffield
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15:44York1h10 16:54Sheffield
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10:44York1h09 11:53Sheffield
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£131One-way
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14:44York1h10 15:54Sheffield
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£131One-way

Timetable York to Sheffield

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08:31York1h17 09:48Sheffield
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08:44York1h10 09:54Sheffield
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09:15York1h17 10:32Sheffield
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09:33York1h15 10:48Sheffield
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09:44York1h09 10:53Sheffield
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10:02York1h07 11:09Sheffield
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10:44York1h09 11:53Sheffield
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11:37York0h44 12:21Sheffield
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11:44York1h10 12:54Sheffield
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12:02York1h07 13:09Sheffield
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12:32York1h16 13:48Sheffield
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12:44York1h09 13:53Sheffield
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13:15York1h17 14:32Sheffield
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13:33York1h15 14:48Sheffield
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13:44York1h10 14:54Sheffield
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14:05York1h04 15:09Sheffield
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14:32York1h16 15:48Sheffield
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14:44York1h10 15:54Sheffield
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15:33York1h15 16:48Sheffield
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15:44York1h10 16:54Sheffield
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16:03York1h06 17:09Sheffield
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The fastest trains from York to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for 16 Oct

Fastest Journey

44 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

69 km

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.

Fastest
11:37York0h44 12:21Sheffield
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£221One-way
14:05York1h04 15:09Sheffield
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£221One-way
16:03York1h06 17:09Sheffield
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£221One-way
12:02York1h07 13:09Sheffield
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£221One-way
10:02York1h07 11:09Sheffield
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£221One-way

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Train Information from York to Sheffield

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross 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.

Train companies

Crosscountry Railways between York and Sheffield

Buy your official Crosscountry Railways train tickets between York and Sheffield from £7 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Crosscountry Railways

Crosscountry Railways is one of the best options when travelling by train from York to Sheffield. Omio quickly shows you current Crosscountry Railways train timetables for the York - Sheffield journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance from York to Sheffield is around 42 miles (68 km) and the cheapest Crosscountry Railways one-way ticket you can book starts at £12. As you check the latest York to Sheffield train timetable from Crosscountry Railways for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Sheffield safely. If you search for Crosscountry Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Crosscountry Railways ticket from York to Sheffield so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Crosscountry Railways has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from York to Sheffield:

  • 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 York to Sheffield: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from York

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.

Getting into Sheffield by Train

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from York to Sheffield
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from York to Sheffield?
You can find a cheap train from York to Sheffield for some dates and times for as low as £7  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from York to Sheffield cost on average?
The York to Sheffield train ticket price is on average £11  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance to Sheffield from York via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Sheffield from York via train to be approximately 42 miles (68 km).
What is the average York to Sheffield train duration?
The train time between York and Sheffield is on average 1 h 9 min  for the 42 miles (68 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between York and Sheffield by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the York to Sheffield train leave from? Which Sheffield train station do I come into from York?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from York   and arriving in Sheffield.

Where is the York train station located? Where is the Sheffield train station located?

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.

What train providers go from York to Sheffield?
For the best York to Sheffield train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from York to Sheffield to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between York and Sheffield a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from York to Sheffield. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from York to Sheffield? What time is the last train from York to Sheffield?
The earliest train departing from York to Sheffield leaves at 08: 15. The last train departing from York to Sheffield leaves at 09: 44. You can find the latest York to Sheffield train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Sheffield from York to score 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 buy train tickets between York and Sheffield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £11 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from York to Sheffield a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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