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How to get to Sheffield by Train

The earliest train from London departs just after 8 am with the journey taking approximately 2.5 hours. There are direct services to and from London. The main service providers across the route are East Coast and East Midlands train lines. Sheffield train station is located close to the city-centre; it was also renovated recently, making platforms easy to reach. Further regional train services run frequently to other cities such as Manchester, which are reached in around 40 minutes. A number of popular bus routes depart from the bus station, which is just a short walk from the station itself, making travelling to and from Sheffield simple.


Sheffield is one of the largest city's in the UK with a diverse and vibrant population. Sheffield itself has a large student population with plenty of things to do. A multi cultural and contemporary city, there are many cafés, bars and places to go to make the most of Yorkshire's beautiful green areas, architecture and food. You can travel to Sheffield by bus or train - making it an ideal destination for a day trip or to visit other neighbouring cities closeby.

How can services are there for disabled passengers at Sheffield train station?

For disabled passengers, there is staff help available to ensure your journey goes as smoothly as possible. There are ramps to access the trains, wheelchairs are available at the station and there is step-free access to areas around the station including lifts to all platforms.

Can I leave my bicycle at the station?

Yes, you can leave your bicycle at the station, for which there is sheltered CCTV coverage and 550 spaces to park your bike.

What are the different types of train tickets?

There are 4 main types of fares available: Advance, Super Off-Peak, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. There is a full range of business tickets available to passengers, from cheap train tickets up to season tickets with breakfast and parking included. Season tickets can be bought for weekly use, on a monthly or on an annual basis. Frequent travellers who wouldn't neccesarily benefit from a season pass have the option to purchase Carnet tickets (sold as booklets of five or ten Anytime tickets) to get a discount on business tickets.

How can I get the cheaper tickets?

If you can be flexible on when you travel then the chances of finding a cheap train ticket will be higher. Avoid busy travel times and days, and naturally expect to pay more to travel to London. Travel midweek during off-peak times to find a cheaper ticket.

Can I travel to London from Sheffield train station?

Yes, Sheffield train station has a fast service to London by train, connecting Yorkshire to the South. From Sheffield train station you can travel to Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham and Norwich.

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