Trains to Sheffield: Overview
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.
For disabled passengers, there are staff available to ensure your journey goes as smoothly as possible. There are ramps for train access, wheelchairs are available at the station and there is step-free access to areas around the station including lifts to all platforms.
Yes, you can leave your bicycle at the station, for which there is sheltered CCTV coverage and 550 spaces to park your bike.
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 necessarily 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.
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.
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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