How to get from Sheffield to London

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from Sheffield to London

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

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To get from Sheffield to London on 23 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:30Sheffield, Meadowhall3h15 19:45London
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£71One-way
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16:30Sheffield, Meadowhall3h15 19:45London
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16:30Sheffield, Meadowhall3h40 20:10London
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17:15Sheffield, Meadowhall3h15 20:30London
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£131One-way
09:45Sheffield, Meadowhall3h20 13:05London
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£111One-way

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Travel Information between Sheffield and London

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £88
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £67 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or East Midlands Railway

Travel 141 miles (227 km) by coach, flight or train to London from 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 £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, British Airways or East Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Sheffield to London.

Travel from Sheffield to London: Journey Details

The Yorkshire city of Sheffield is 270 kilometers north of London. With a fast and regular service, the train is the easiest way to travel to the capital from Sheffield. The quickest railway journey times are around 2 hours. If speed is not the main concern, regular coaches, with a choice of operators, also make the trip south, mostly in around 4 hours.

Return trips from London to Sheffield are also available.

Coaches from Sheffield to London

National Express offers 7 direct coaches from Sheffield to London everyday, including an overnight bus which departs a little after midnight. There are 4 additional morning coaches, 2 afternoon departures and an early evening service, with a quickest journey time of 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Trains from Sheffield to London

East Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains provide a direct trains from Sheffield to London. The daily timetable begins early in the morning and continues with departures roughly twice an hour throughout the day until the final service leaves Sheffield in mid-evening. Journey times range from 2 hours to 2 hours and 50 minutes. Additional indirect trains are also available. These involve taking a TransPennine Express train to Doncaster to connect with the London North Eastern Railway (LNER) service to London King's Cross. The Sunday schedule offers fewer connections, with hourly direct departures, longer journey times and no direct services in the early morning.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sheffield to London

Travel to London 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 Sheffield to London.
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There are 3 ways that you can travel to London from Sheffield. You can take a coach, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Sheffield to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach journey is usually £56 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £67 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £77 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £88 for the same trip.

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 1 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to London is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a train from Sheffield to London Victoria.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Sheffield to London for £11 on Omio.
  • Travel with British Airways for flights to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways Sheffield to London tickets on Omio for £67.
  • East Midlands Railway can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for East Midlands Railway from Sheffield to London for £88.
Omio customers who travel from Sheffield to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £11 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £67 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £88 one way.

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

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