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from London to Sheffield

You can get from London to Sheffield by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Sheffield on Jun 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMLondon3h40 09:10PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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$251One-way
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05:30PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station4h15 09:45PMSheffield, Coach Station
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$181One-way
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09:30AMLondon3h30 01:00PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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$271One-way
01:00PMLondon3h40 04:40PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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$201One-way
01:30PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station4h10 05:40PMSheffield, Coach Station
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$221One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$86East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$362British Airways
Tue
Jun 15
$50East Midlands Trains
$6Flixbus
$335British Airways
Wed
Jun 16
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$115British Airways
Thu
Jun 17
$54London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
$176British Airways
Fri
Jun 18
$54London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
$218British Airways
Sat
Jun 19
$64East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$226British Airways
Sun
Jun 20
$56East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$168British Airways
Mon
Jun 21
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$125British Airways
Tue
Jun 22
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$161British Airways
Wed
Jun 23
$43London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
$103British Airways
Thu
Jun 24
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$161British Airways
Fri
Jun 25
$50East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$111British Airways
Sat
Jun 26
$43London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
$134British Airways
Sun
Jun 27
$56East Midlands Trains
$3Flixbus
$161British Airways
Mon
Jun 28
$42London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$79British Airways
Tue
Jun 29
$43London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
$106British Airways
Wed
Jun 30
$33London North Eastern Railway
$3Flixbus
$79British Airways
Thu
Jul 1
$33London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
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Fri
Jul 2
$33London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$118British Airways
Sat
Jul 3
$33London North Eastern Railway
$6Flixbus
$115British Airways
Sun
Jul 4
$41First Hull Trains
$6Flixbus
$115British Airways

How to travel from London to Sheffield?

When traveling north from London to Sheffield, passengers can choose to make the journey by plane, train, or bus. The most frequent method of travel is by train with three dozen or more departures every day of the week and a journey time of around two and a half hours. There are two to three daily bus departures, and this is the cheapest but slowest way of traveling. While actual flight times are short, when traveling by plane, time has to be allowed for getting to and from airports and for security checks. 

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Sheffield?

The cheapest way to travel from London to Sheffield is by bus, with two to three departures a day. The route is direct and takes between 4 hours and just under five hours, depending on traffic. Services are operated by National Express Coach Services and Megabus. All departures are in the afternoon and early evening. All coaches leave from London Victoria Coach Station, with Megabus routes terminating at Sheffield, Meadowhall Interchange and National Express coaches arriving at Sheffield Pond Street Coach Station.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Sheffield?

When overall travel time is taken into consideration, the fastest way to travel from London to Sheffield is by train. The fastest train route takes just two hours and 15 minutes and is operated by LNER. This runs from London King's Cross Station to Sheffield Train Station with one connection en route. If traveling by plane, the actual flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport, 34 miles from Sheffield, is just one hour. Time, however, has to be allowed for traveling to and from the airports and going through baggage check-in and security. There are up to six daily direct flights operated by British Airways.

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Travel from London to Sheffield by train

 Direct routes from London to Sheffield are operated by East Midlands Trains and take approximately two and a half hours. These depart hourly from London St Pancras Station starting in the early morning and continuing until late at night. LNER operates a connecting route from London King's Cross Station to Sheffield with up to two trains an hour throughout the day. The overall journey takes between two hours and 15 minutes and two hours and 45 minutes with connections made at Chesterfield, Retford, or Doncaster. Connecting routes are also offered by First Hull Trains and Grand Central Trains in conjunction with First TransPennine Express. There are nine departures throughout the day with journey times of just under two and a half hours. All routes terminate at Sheffield Station, which is located in the heart of the city center and part of a transport network of local buses and trams.

Travel from London to Sheffield by bus

Bus routes from London to Sheffield are provided by Megabus and National Express Coach Services. The Megabus route operates five days a week (not Tuesdays and Wednesdays), with buses departing in the late afternoon. The journey takes three and a half hours from London Victoria Coach Station to the Meadowhall Interchange in Sheffield. This is a short tram, local train, or bus ride from the city center. There are twice-daily National Express coaches which also depart in the afternoon from London Victoria Coach Station. These take just under five hours and terminate at Sheffield Pond Street Coach Station in the heart of the city. 

 Travel from London to Sheffield by plane

Direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport are operated by British Airways with up to six daily flights from early morning to mid-evening. Manchester Airport is approximately 34 miles from Sheffield city center. The journey from the airport to the city can be made by taxi, car hire, bus, or train. While the flight time is just an hour, time must also be left for baggage check-in and collection as well as security checks. Longer connecting flights can also be taken from London to Sheffield via Leeds Bradford International Airport. This is just under 50 miles from Sheffield and linked by motorway, rail services, or long-distance buses. Connecting flights are operated by TAP, Jet2, and KLM, among others, and involve connections at airports such as Lisbon Portela, Jersey, and Amsterdam Schiphol. Connecting routes have overall journey times of between four and a half hours and 12 hours or longer.

How to get from London to Sheffield

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Sheffield, 59,91% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Sheffield and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I go from London to Sheffield?

There are 3 ways to get from London to Sheffield: bus, flight or train.

How many miles from London to Sheffield would I travel?

The distance is approximately 141 miles (227 km) from London to Sheffield.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Sheffield?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Sheffield:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from London to Sheffield depart from London, Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Most travelers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Sheffield.
Which travel operators can get me to Sheffield from London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Sheffield, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • British Airways can get you to Sheffield by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from London to Sheffield for $75 (€58) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Sheffield by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Sheffield tickets on Omio for $6 (€4).
  • East Midlands Trains can take you to Sheffield by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for East Midlands Trains from London to Sheffield for $56 (€43).
Can I travel directly between London and Sheffield?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Sheffield with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus or Megabus.
  • You can buy a direct train with East Midlands Trains.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Sheffield as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Sheffield.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Sheffield ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Sheffield often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, Birmingham or Liverpool. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Sheffield itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sheffield and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy London to Sheffield tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Sheffield, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $75 (€58) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $6 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $56 (€43) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Sheffield online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Sheffield?

The cheapest way to get from London to Sheffield is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $6 (€4) compared to other travel options to Sheffield:

A bus is $69 (€53) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Sheffield costing on average $75 (€58).

A bus is generally $50 (€39) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $56 (€43) from London to Sheffield.

What is the fastest way to travel between London and Sheffield?

The fastest way to get to Sheffield from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Sheffield can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Sheffield by bus can take on average 3 h.

In comparison, getting to Sheffield by train can take on average 1 h 58 min.

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Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
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