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from London to Sheffield

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Sheffield on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55AMLondon3h05 01:00PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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$181One-way
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11:00AMLondon4h05 03:05PMSheffield, Coach Station
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$171One-way
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05:50PMLondon3h20 09:10PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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$191One-way
08:03AMLondon1h58 10:01AMSheffield
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$411One-way
08:20AMLondon3h20 11:40AMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange
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$221One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Sep 19
$71First Hull Trains
$8Flixbus
$125British Airways
Mon
Sep 20
$87
$5Flixbus
$92British Airways
Tue
Sep 21
$65
$5Flixbus
$365British Airways
Wed
Sep 22
$65
$5Flixbus
$231British Airways
Thu
Sep 23
$47
$5Flixbus
$306British Airways
Fri
Sep 24
$63London North Eastern Railway
$4Flixbus
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Sat
Sep 25
$65
$5Flixbus
$217British Airways
Sun
Sep 26
$65First Hull Trains
$4Flixbus
$160British Airways
Mon
Sep 27
$47
$5Flixbus
$272British Airways
Tue
Sep 28
$41
$4Flixbus
$142British Airways
Wed
Sep 29
$41
$4Flixbus
$125British Airways
Thu
Sep 30
$41
$5Flixbus
$83British Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$47
$5Flixbus
$263British Airways
Sat
Oct 2
$56
$5Flixbus
$153British Airways
Sun
Oct 3
$47
$5Flixbus
$83British Airways
Mon
Oct 4
$41
$5Flixbus
$87British Airways
Tue
Oct 5
$34
$4Flixbus
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Wed
Oct 6
$34
$4Flixbus
$79British Airways
Thu
Oct 7
$41
$4Flixbus
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Fri
Oct 8
$34
$5Flixbus
$99British Airways
Sat
Oct 9
$56
$5Flixbus
$92British Airways

Travel Information between London and Sheffield

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $91
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $91 (€72) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Flixbus or

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 141 miles (227 km) from London to Sheffield. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are British Airways, Flixbus or among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from London to Sheffield.

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
What are the ways to get from London to Sheffield?

There are 3 ways to travel to Sheffield from London including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Sheffield from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sheffield:

A bus is $86 (€69) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Sheffield costing on average $91 (€72).

A bus is $61 (€48) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Sheffield costing on average $65 (€52).

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

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

There are alternative travel options to Sheffield that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 56 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between London and Sheffield?

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

How many services a day are there between London and Sheffield?

The average frequency per day from London to Sheffield is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Sheffield from London as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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 board their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Most travelers take a train from London Victoria to Sheffield.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Sheffield?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Sheffield:

  • You can travel from London to Sheffield by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $91 (€72) with British Airways from London to Sheffield.
  • You can travel between London and Sheffield by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $5 (€4) with Flixbus from London to Sheffield.
Is there a direct service from London to Sheffield?

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

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to Sheffield with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Sheffield ends?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Sheffield? Many Omio customers who go from London to Sheffield usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Birmingham or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore Manchester, Birmingham or Liverpool from Sheffield, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my London to Sheffield one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Sheffield, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $91 (€72) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $65 (€52) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking London to Sheffield tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Sheffield
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

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
London Bridge
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