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Travel Information between London and Sheffield

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $92
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $92 (€76) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or East Midlands Railway

Travel 141 miles (227 km) by bus, flight or train to Sheffield from London. 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 route are Flixbus, British Airways or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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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FAQs

How do I get from London to Sheffield?

You can travel from London to Sheffield 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from London to Sheffield the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from London to Sheffield is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Sheffield:

A bus is $87 (€72) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Sheffield costing on average $92 (€76).

Taking a bus is usually $36 (€30) less than taking a train to Sheffield, which costs on average $40 (€34) for the same trip.

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, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Sheffield by train can take on average 2 h 1 min.

How far is Sheffield from London?

You should expect to travel around 141 miles (227 km) between London and Sheffield.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Sheffield?

The average frequency per day from London to Sheffield is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Sheffield?

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

  • Buses from London to Sheffield most often leave from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Sheffield, Brown Street.
  • Trains mostly leave from London Victoria and tend to arrive in Sheffield.

Which travel companies can take me from London to Sheffield?

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Sheffield. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus London to Sheffield tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
  • Travel with British Airways to go to Sheffield by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways London to Sheffield tickets on Omio for $92 (€76).
  • Travel with East Midlands Railway to go to Sheffield by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find East Midlands Railway London to Sheffield tickets on Omio for $40 (€34).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from London to Sheffield?

Omio customers who travel from London to Sheffield often also extend their vacation to go to Manchester, Birmingham or Liverpool. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Sheffield and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I purchase a ticket from London to Sheffield online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $5 (€4) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $92 (€76) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $40 (€34) one way.

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.