Sheffield to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Sheffield to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for May 28


Fastest Journey

3 h 14 m


3 h 43 m

Trains per day



241 km

Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to start from $104 with an average ticket price of $165.

The fastest train from Sheffield to takes 3h 14m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 43m and covers a distance of 241 km.

6 trains that leave Sheffield for every day with It's difficult to get from Sheffield to Cardiff without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Transport for Wales
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:53AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Transport for Wales
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:48AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:25AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Sheffield station (SHF)
10:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:10AMCardiff Central (CDF)
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Cardiff

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Transport for Wales

Trains from Sheffield to Cardiff cover the 149 miles (241 km) long route taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $100 (€87), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $60 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Transport for Wales from Sheffield to Cardiff trains

You can travel by train between Sheffield and Cardiff with CrossCountry and Transport for Wales for as low as $68 (€58). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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

Train information from Sheffield to Cardiff with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: $173
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Trains from Sheffield to Cardiff

FAQs: Travel by train from Sheffield to Cardiff 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 Sheffield to Cardiff.
Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Cardiff can start from as little as $60 (€52) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sheffield to Cardiff is $100 (€87); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Sheffield to Cardiff train time is 3 h 10 min   covering the 149 mile (241 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to Cardiff leaves at 5: 18 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to Cardiff leaves at 7: 54 PM.
There are 10 trains a day from Sheffield to Cardiff which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Sheffield to Cardiff train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry or Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Sheffield and Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 54 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cardiff from Sheffield is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 10 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Sheffield to Cardiff is November.
You have options as you can travel to Cardiff from Sheffield 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and Cardiff

Sheffield is the most popular Sheffield railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Sheffield for your trip to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 8704420104
Public transit options for Sheffield
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.
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