Travel options
from London to Sheffield

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Sheffield on 20 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55London3h05 13:00Sheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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£131One-way
Cheapest
11:00London4h05 15:05Sheffield, Coach Station
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£121One-way
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17:50London3h20 21:10Sheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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£141One-way
08:03London1h58 10:01Sheffield
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£291One-way
08:20London3h20 11:40Sheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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£161One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
19 Sep
£51First Hull Trains
£6Flixbus
£90British Airways
Mon
20 Sep
£63
£3Flixbus
£66British Airways
Tue
21 Sep
£47
£3Flixbus
£262British Airways
Wed
22 Sep
£47
£3Flixbus
£166British Airways
Thu
23 Sep
£34
£3Flixbus
£219British Airways
Fri
24 Sep
£45London North Eastern Railway
£3Flixbus
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Sat
25 Sep
£47
£3Flixbus
£156British Airways
Sun
26 Sep
£47First Hull Trains
£3Flixbus
£115British Airways
Mon
27 Sep
£34
£3Flixbus
£195British Airways
Tue
28 Sep
£29
£3Flixbus
£102British Airways
Wed
29 Sep
£29
£3Flixbus
£90British Airways
Thu
30 Sep
£29
£3Flixbus
£60British Airways
Fri
1 Oct
£34
£3Flixbus
£189British Airways
Sat
2 Oct
£40
£3Flixbus
£110British Airways
Sun
3 Oct
£34
£3Flixbus
£60British Airways
Mon
4 Oct
£29
£3Flixbus
£62British Airways
Tue
5 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
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Wed
6 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
£57British Airways
Thu
7 Oct
£29
£3Flixbus
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Fri
8 Oct
£24
£3Flixbus
£71British Airways
Sat
9 Oct
£40
£3Flixbus
£66British Airways

Travel Information between London and Sheffield

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £65
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Flixbus or

Travel 141 miles (227 km) by flight, coach or train between London and 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 £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are British Airways, Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from London to Sheffield.

General Information about the journey 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.

Buses from London to Sheffield

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 from London to Sheffield

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.

Flights from London to Sheffield

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.

Travel Tips

Travel from London 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 London to Sheffield.
FAQs
What are my London to Sheffield travel options?

There are 3 travel options from London to Sheffield: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Sheffield from London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Sheffield. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Sheffield:

A coach is generally £62 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £65 from London to Sheffield.

A coach is about £44 less than a train, which costs on average £47 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Sheffield?

The fastest way from London to Sheffield is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options from London to Sheffield can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 56 min   on average.

What is the distance from London to Sheffield?

The distance between London and Sheffield is around 141 miles (227 km).

How many services a day are there from London to Sheffield?

The average frequency per day from London to Sheffield is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Sheffield?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Sheffield:

  • Coaches mostly depart from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Trains from London to Sheffield most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Sheffield.
Which travel operators can get me from London to Sheffield?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Sheffield:

  • You can travel to Sheffield from London by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £65 with British Airways from London to Sheffield.
  • You can travel from London to Sheffield by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £3 with Flixbus from London to Sheffield.
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Sheffield?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Sheffield with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with British Airways.
  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Sheffield as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Sheffield from London.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Sheffield?
Many of our customers travelling from London to Sheffield don't make Sheffield their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Manchester, Birmingham or Liverpool, either of which you could add to your London and Sheffield trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Sheffield to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book London to Sheffield tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Sheffield from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £65 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £3 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £47 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between London and Sheffield online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Sheffield
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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