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Trains to Sheffield

sheffield station

Trains to Sheffield from London take from just 2 hours 1 minute. Wi-Fi is available on all the trains, complimentary for customers in First Class and from only £4 in Standard Class.

We operate two routes that pass through Sheffield, so whether you’re travelling from Liverpool, Manchester or Norwich or as far as Leicester or London, Sheffield is just a short train journey away.

Find the sweet spot

Our cheaper Advance tickets are available from 12 weeks before travel up until 3 weeks before travel. Travel from Sheffield to London St Pancras International from £39 return with Advance tickets. When they're gone, they're gone.

We also offer cheap Advance fares from Sheffield to Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham.

We have two services an hour to London, Monday to Saturday. We also have an hourly direct train service to East Midlands Parkway (for East Midlands Airport), trains to Loughborough and trains to Long Eaton as well as two trains an hour to Leicester.

View our complete timetable for trains to Sheffield and connecting routes

Sheffield station

Sheffield station's facilities include:

  • An improved First Class lounge and waiting facilities for customers
  • 16 ticket machines, so you can avoid the queues, buy online and collect at the station.

Next to the train station is a Supertram stop, which can be reached directly via a footbridge within the station. The entire station, including all platforms, is fully accessible for wheelchairs and those who need help with their mobility.

See full Sheffield station facilities

Plan your visit

Travel to Sheffield in comfort with East Midlands Trains. A break in Sheffield combines the bustle of a city with the picturesque landscape of the nearby countryside.

Get taste of what's on offer in this short video:

Picturesque landscape

Sheffield is an unusual city in that within just six miles from the city centre you can be out exploring the rolling hills of the Peak District and admiring the lush scenery that stretches as far as the eye can see. Offering many walks and delicious pub lunches, it’s easy to forget that you are only minutes away from the UK’s fifth largest city.

However if you’re looking to enjoy beautiful scenery without the countryside walks then Sheffield also offers a luscious stroll around its Botanical Gardens located just over a mile from the city centre, where plants from all over the world can be found set against the impressive listed buildings. Alternatively, if you’re looking to not leave the city centre, then pay a visit to the Winter Gardens, the largest urban glasshouse in Europe, where many exotic plants can be explored in the heart of the city centre.

Cultural highlights

  • Sheffield Theatres
  • Magna Science Adventure 
  • Weston Park museum
  • Graves Gallery 
  • Millennium Gallery

An active adventure

  • climbing frames of The Foundry with 100 climbing routes on offer
  • the adventures of Altitude where you will tackle a high rope course that climbs 14 metres above the ground.  
  • iceSheffield
  • Paradise Adventure Golf 
  • The UK’s only indoor bungee jump at Magna Science Adventure  

See more, including events and offers from Welcome to Yorkshire

Thanks to Sheffield City Council for the video.