The cheapest trains from Leicester to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for Oct 17

Cheapest

$17

Average

$32

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 Leicester to Sheffield will cost around $ 32 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

Cheapest
10:15AMLeicester1h11 11:26AMSheffield
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$171One-way
11:14AMLeicester1h10 12:24PMSheffield
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$461One-way

Timetable Leicester to Sheffield

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10:15AMLeicester1h11 11:26AMSheffield
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11:14AMLeicester1h10 12:24PMSheffield
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Sun
Oct 17
$17
$8Flixbus
Mon
Oct 18
$12
$11Flixbus
Tue
Oct 19
$12
$11National Express
Wed
Oct 20
$7
$11National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$12
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$17
$6Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$8
$11Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$8
$11National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$12
$12Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$12
$6Flixbus

The fastest trains from Leicester to Sheffield

Showing times and prices for Oct 17

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 10 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

86 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Leicester for Sheffield every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 86 km distance in an average of 1 h 10 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 11 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
11:14AMLeicester1h10 12:24PMSheffield
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$461One-way
10:15AMLeicester1h11 11:26AMSheffield
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$171One-way

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Train Information from Leicester to Sheffield

distanceDistance53 miles (85 km)
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains

Trains from Leicester to Sheffield cover the 53 miles (85 km) long trip taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $18 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Sheffield.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Leicester to Sheffield?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Leicester to Sheffield for as low as $7 (€6)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Sheffield from Leicester on average?
The train price from Leicester to Sheffield is on average $18 (€15)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Leicester to Sheffield by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Leicester to Sheffield by train to be approximately 53 miles (85 km).
How many hours is the train time from Leicester to Sheffield?
The train time to Sheffield from Leicester is on average 53 min  for the 53 miles (85 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Leicester and Sheffield by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Leicester goes to Sheffield? What train station do I come into Sheffield from Leicester?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leicester   and arrive in Sheffield.

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

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

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

Which train providers can take me to Sheffield from Leicester?
When taking a train from Leicester to Sheffield, you can count on East Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Sheffield. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Sheffield from Leicester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Leicester to Sheffield a day?
The average number of trains departing Leicester for Sheffield is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Leicester to Sheffield? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Leicester to Sheffield train departs at 8: 37 AM   and the last train from Leicester to Sheffield leaves at 10: 10 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Leicester to Sheffield on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Leicester and Sheffield for the best deals?
If you book the Leicester to Sheffield train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $18 (€15). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Leicester to Sheffield. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Sheffield
The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your journey between Leicester and Sheffield.