The cheapest trains from Birmingham to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Cheapest

$75

Average

$77

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield will cost around $ 77 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 75.

Cheapest
09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 10:18AMSheffield
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$751One-way
Cheapest
08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 09:18AMSheffield
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$751One-way
10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 11:18AMSheffield
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$771One-way
08:19AMBirmingham New Street1h23 09:42AMSheffield
1 changes
$781One-way
09:12AMBirmingham New Street1h30 10:42AMSheffield
1 changes
$781One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Sheffield

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08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 09:18AMSheffield
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08:19AMBirmingham New Street1h23 09:42AMSheffield
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09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 10:18AMSheffield
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09:12AMBirmingham New Street1h30 10:42AMSheffield
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10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 11:18AMSheffield
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
Oct 24
$41Cross Country
$9Megabus
Mon
Oct 25
$75Cross Country
$9Megabus
Tue
Oct 26
$29Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
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$8Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$70Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$37Cross Country
$9Megabus
Sat
Oct 30
$36Cross Country
$9Megabus
Sun
Oct 31
$37Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$37Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$29Cross Country
$4Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$29Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$29Cross Country
$9Megabus
Fri
Nov 5
$36Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$37Cross Country
$8Flixbus
Wed
Nov 10
$29Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Thu
Nov 11
$29Cross Country
$5Flixbus
Sat
Nov 13
$37Cross Country
$5Flixbus

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for Oct 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 19 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

104 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Sheffield every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 104 km distance in an average of 1 h 19 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 10:18AMSheffield
0 changes
$751One-way
Fastest
10:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 11:18AMSheffield
0 changes
$771One-way
Fastest
08:03AMBirmingham New Street1h15 09:18AMSheffield
0 changes
$751One-way
08:19AMBirmingham New Street1h23 09:42AMSheffield
1 changes
$781One-way
09:12AMBirmingham New Street1h30 10:42AMSheffield
1 changes
$781One-way

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Train Information to Sheffield from Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield cover the 64 miles (104 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $45 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Sheffield.

Train companies

Train from Birmingham to Sheffield with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you between Birmingham and Sheffield from $28 (€23). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Sheffield you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train between Birmingham and Sheffield. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Birmingham - Sheffield route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance from Birmingham to Sheffield is around 64 miles (104 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $28 (€23). As you check the latest Birmingham to Sheffield train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Sheffield safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Birmingham and Sheffield don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield: Journey Details

Train services between the cities of Birmingham and Sheffield run frequently throughout the day, from early mornings to late in the evening. There are two departures per hour from Birmingham New Street. This schedule is in operation seven days a week. Each of the trains from Birmingham to Sheffield are direct services and take approximately 1.25 hours. The main operator of these services is CrossCountry, part of the Arriva Group.

Taking the Train from Birmingham

Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield depart from Birmingham New Street station. If traveling from Birmingham International, it is necessary to change at New Street. Located in the city centre, Birmingham New Street is easily accessible by public transport and on foot. There is a cab rank located outside the station in Navigation Street while local bus stops are situated nearby on Hill Street and Smallbrook Queensway. The Midland Metro tram terminus at Snow Hill station is an approximate five-minute walk away.

Getting into Sheffield by Train

The city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire has a rich industrial heritage and is most closely associated with the steel industry. Today, it is better known for the proliferation of parks and woodland which exist within its boundaries, making Sheffield one of the UK's greenest cities. The main train station, Sheffield railroad Station, is located on Sheef Street, in close proximity to Sheffield Hallam University. There are a number of onward transportation options available, including the Sheffield Supertram service which stops right outside the train station. A cab rank is located at the station's front entrance.

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield
Travel by train 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 Birmingham to Sheffield.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Sheffield from Birmingham?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Birmingham to Sheffield trains for as little as $28 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Sheffield?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Sheffield train to cost on average $45 (€37)  one way.
How far is Birmingham to Sheffield by train?
The train distance from Birmingham to Sheffield is around 64 miles (104 km).
How many hours is the train time between Birmingham and Sheffield?
On average the Birmingham to Sheffield train travel time is 1 h 15 min  for the 64 miles (104 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Birmingham goes to Sheffield? What train station do I come into Sheffield from Birmingham?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Sheffield.

Where is the Birmingham train station located? Where is the Sheffield train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Sheffield, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Sheffield.

Which train companies can get me from Birmingham to Sheffield?
If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Sheffield, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Sheffield. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Birmingham to Sheffield journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Sheffield from Birmingham?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Sheffield is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Birmingham to Sheffield? When is the last train from Birmingham to Sheffield?
The first Birmingham to Sheffield train departs at 8: 03 AM   and the last train from Birmingham to Sheffield leaves at 11: 03 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Birmingham to Sheffield on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Sheffield from Birmingham to score the best deals?
You can find trains from Birmingham to Sheffield to cost on average $45 (€37) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Sheffield train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey between Birmingham and Sheffield.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70