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Trains to Sheffield

Millennium Square image was courtesy of Sheffield City Council

Travel to Sheffield in comfort with East Midlands Trains. Our quick and convenient booking system makes booking train tickets to Sheffield easier than ever. You’ll find a wide range of offers to suit every budget, so you can enjoy days out for less.

  • Direct train journeys to the centre of Sheffield
  • Train times from London to Sheffield from just 2 hours, 1 minute
  • WiFi available on all services to and from London
  • Newly refurbished trains

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

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

Book trains to Sheffield directly with us online with no hidden charges – that means no booking fees or credit card charges. We’ll also give you an exclusive £1 off our lowest Advance fares (meaning you save £2 on every return journey). Those looking to book cheap First Class train tickets to Sheffield or group train tickets to Sheffield can choose from a variety of great deals.




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 has been revamped to include a new First Class lounge as well as improved waiting facilities for passengers. More ticket machines have also been installed at Sheffield, so you can avoid the queues, buy online and collect at the station.  

For full station facilities, see Sheffield Train Station information.


World Snooker Championship

The World Snooker Championship is taking place at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield between the 19 April and 5 May and East Midlands Trains are proud to be an official sponsor of the championship.  To celebrate this sponsorship East Midlands Trains are running a special Twitter competition giving you the chance to win two tickets to the World Snooker Championship along with two first class return tickets to Sheffield* and an overnight hotel stay for two at the 4 star Leopold Hotel in Sheffield city centre.  To find out how to enter this fantastic competition just head over to our Twitter page.

If you cannot wait to find out if you have won our competition then why not take advantage of our World Snooker Championship offer?  To find out more click here.

Already have your tickets for the World Snooker Championship?  Travel by train to Sheffield and enjoy a relaxing trip as you take advantage of our frequent services to Sheffield, whether you're travelling from nearby Nottingham and Manchester or further afield such as Liverpool or London.

Find our cheapest fares to Sheffield

*Valid on East Midlands Trains services only.