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from Cambridge to Sheffield

You can get from Cambridge to Sheffield by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Cambridge to Sheffield

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£29 - £41
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £29 • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £41 • 3 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 105 miles (169 km) to Sheffield from Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £29. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Sheffield.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cambridge to Sheffield
Travel 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 Cambridge to Sheffield.
How do I go from Cambridge to Sheffield?

There are 2 ways to get from Cambridge to Sheffield: coach or train.

How do I get from Cambridge to Sheffield the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Sheffield. Tickets for a coach cost on average £29.

This is compared to other travel options to Sheffield:

A coach is generally £12 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £41 from Cambridge to Sheffield.

What is the fastest way from Cambridge to Sheffield?

The fastest way from Cambridge to Sheffield is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 18 min.

Other travel options between Cambridge and Sheffield can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 15 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Cambridge to Sheffield?

The distance from Cambridge to Sheffield is approximately 105 miles (169 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cambridge to Sheffield?

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Sheffield is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Cambridge and Sheffield as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Cambridge and in Sheffield?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cambridge to Sheffield:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Cambridge to Sheffield depart from Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway to Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Most travellers take a train from Cambridge to Sheffield.
Which travel operators can get me from Cambridge to Sheffield?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to Sheffield, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Sheffield by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Cambridge to Sheffield for £29 on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Sheffield by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Cambridge to Sheffield for £41.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Sheffield from Cambridge ends?
Omio customers who travel from Cambridge to Sheffield often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Sheffield and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I buy a ticket to Sheffield from Cambridge online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cambridge to Sheffield, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £29 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £41 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Cambridge to Sheffield tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.