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from York to Sheffield

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26 Oct
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£6Northern Rail
30 Oct
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1 Nov
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Travel Information to Sheffield from York

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £6
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Northern Rail

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by coach or train between York and Sheffield. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; 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 trip are Flixbus or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from York to Sheffield.

Travel Tips

Travel from York 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 York to Sheffield.
How do you get from York to Sheffield?

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

What is the cheapest way from York to Sheffield?

The cheapest way from York to Sheffield is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Sheffield:

A coach is about £3 less than a train, which costs on average £6 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Sheffield from York?

The fastest way from York to Sheffield is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 17 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Sheffield by coach can take on average 1 h 30 min.

How many miles are between York and Sheffield

The York to Sheffield distance is approximately 42 miles (68 km).

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

The average frequency per day from York to Sheffield is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from York to Sheffield?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from York, Train Station and arrive in Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from York and tend to arrive in Sheffield.
Which travel operators can get me from York to Sheffield?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Sheffield by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from York to Sheffield for £3 on Omio.
  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Sheffield by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail York to Sheffield tickets on Omio for £6.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from York to Sheffield?
Omio customers who travel from York 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.
How early should I buy tickets from York to Sheffield online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £3 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £6 one way.

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

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