Sheffield to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Sheffield to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for May 23


Fastest Journey

3 h 29 m


3 h 54 m

Trains per day



307 km

Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to start from $91 with an average ticket price of $153.

The fastest train from Sheffield to takes 3h 29m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 54m and covers a distance of 307 km.

6 trains that leave Sheffield for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Transpennine Express
Sheffield station (SHF)
01:32PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Sheffield station (SHF)
01:21PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Sheffield station (SHF)
01:04PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
Sheffield station (SHF)
02:15PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
Sheffield station (SHF)
12:14PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$106 (€92)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains

Trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh cover the 190 miles (306 km) long route taking on average 3 h 27 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $106 (€92), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $56 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express from Sheffield to Edinburgh trains

Travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh from $62 (€54) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, East Coast and TransPennine Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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

Sheffield to Edinburgh train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 28 min
  • Cheapest Price: $81
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Sheffield to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Edinburgh can start from as little as $56 (€49) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sheffield to Edinburgh is $106 (€92); 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 Edinburgh train travel time is 3 h 27 min   for the 190 mile (306 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to Edinburgh leaves at 5: 08 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 29 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Sheffield to Edinburgh without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 10 direct trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh you can take a train with CrossCountry, East Coast, TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Sheffield to Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 29 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 Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Sheffield is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 27 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Sheffield to Edinburgh is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Sheffield and Edinburgh including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh.
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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