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Cheap train tickets and times from Birmingham to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for Jun 26


Fastest Journey

1 h 1 m


1 h 18 m

Trains per day



104 km

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to start from $60 with an average ticket price of $70.

The fastest train from Birmingham to takes 1h 1m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 18m and covers a distance of 104 km.

6 trains that leave Birmingham for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Cross Country
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:43AMSheffield station (SHF)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:42AMSheffield station (SHF)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:17AMSheffield station (SHF)
0 transfers
Cross Country
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:29AMSheffield station (SHF)
0 transfers
Cross Country
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:18AMSheffield station (SHF)
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Sheffield

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield cover the 64 miles (104 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 1 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $57 (€50), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Sheffield.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Sheffield trains

Travel to Sheffield from Birmingham from $20 (€17) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Birmingham to Sheffield. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Sheffield train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 1 min
  • Cheapest Price: $20
  • CrossCountry frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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.
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Sheffield can start from as little as $20 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Sheffield is $57 (€50); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Birmingham and Sheffield is on average 1 h 1 min   for the 64 mile (104 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Sheffield from Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Sheffield leaves at 5: 03 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Sheffield leaves at 11: 09 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Sheffield without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 15 direct trains from Birmingham to Sheffield each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Birmingham to Sheffield train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Birmingham and Sheffield to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 09 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Sheffield, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Sheffield from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 1 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Sheffield by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Birmingham to Sheffield including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and 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 to Sheffield from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.

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