You can get from London to Sheffield by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||141 miles (227 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£8 - £86|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £8 • 3 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £86 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||British Airways, Flixbus or West Midlands Railway|
Travel 141 miles (227 km) by flight, coach or train from London to Sheffield. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways, Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from London to Sheffield.
Anyone needing to reach Sheffield from London can fly, take the train or choose a long-distance coach journey. Taking the train from London St Pancras will be the quickest option, as travellers can simply hop on the train without needing to pass through airport security. Buses are relatively slow, but will still make the journey in a few hours. If you are flying, the journey cannot be made directly - although there are airports close to Sheffield such as Manchester. This makes it more sensible to catch a train or book a coach.
Return journeys from London to Sheffield are also available.
Both Megabus and National Express run a regular bus service between the two cities. Most buses depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive at either Sheffield Coach Station or Meadowhall Interchange, with a travel time of just over 4 hours to be expected. On weekdays, there will be plenty of choices - with up to 15 buses per day leaving London.
Trains are the most popular and efficient way to travel between the British capital and Sheffield. All direct services depart from London St Pancras Station, which can be easily reached by Tube and bus from all parts of the city. East Midlands Trains are the sole operator on the route, and their services will take just over 2 hours to make the trip.
Travellers needing to fly between the two cities can leave from London Heathrow and catch a regular British Airways service to Manchester, which takes just under an hour (in the air). Flights depart at regular intervals throughout the day, and travellers will need to book onward connections from Manchester Airport to Sheffield.
There are 3 travel options from London to Sheffield: flight, coach or train.
The cheapest way from London to Sheffield is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £8 compared to other travel options to Sheffield:
A coach is generally £79 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £86 from London to Sheffield.
A coach journey is usually £59 less than a journey to Sheffield by train, which costs on average £67 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel from London to Sheffield is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 5 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 3 min of travel time.
The distance between London and Sheffield is around 141 miles (227 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Sheffield is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Sheffield from London as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Sheffield:
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Yes, there are direct routes from London to Sheffield with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Sheffield tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.
Before travelling from London to Sheffield, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London to Sheffield tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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