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from Sheffield to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sheffield to London on Oct 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:20PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange3h05 08:25PMLondon
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$181One-way
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06:45PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange3h20 10:05PMLondon
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$161One-way
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04:30PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange3h15 07:45PMLondon
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$181One-way
07:55AMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange3h20 11:15AMLondon
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$241One-way
05:20PMSheffield, Meadowhall Interchange3h40 09:00PMLondon
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$181One-way

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Thu
Oct 28
$126
$16Megabus
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Fri
Oct 29
$92
$14Megabus
$91British Airways
Sat
Oct 30
$77
$11Flixbus
$449British Airways
Sun
Oct 31
$41
$8Flixbus
$125British Airways
Mon
Nov 1
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$12National Express
$172British Airways
Tue
Nov 2
$65
$5Flixbus
$283British Airways
Wed
Nov 3
$77
$7Flixbus
$176British Airways
Thu
Nov 4
$65
$8Flixbus
$135British Airways
Fri
Nov 5
$77
$8Flixbus
$89British Airways
Sat
Nov 6
$77
$5Flixbus
$120British Airways
Sun
Nov 7
$47
$5Flixbus
$96British Airways
Mon
Nov 8
$65
$5Flixbus
$119British Airways
Tue
Nov 9
$65
$5Flixbus
$89British Airways
Wed
Nov 10
$65
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Thu
Nov 11
$65
$4Flixbus
$115British Airways
Fri
Nov 12
$65
$4Flixbus
$100British Airways
Sat
Nov 13
$77
$5Flixbus
$133British Airways
Sun
Nov 14
$41
$8Flixbus
$92British Airways
Mon
Nov 15
$56
$5Flixbus
$100British Airways
Tue
Nov 16
$56
$5Flixbus
$89British Airways
Wed
Nov 17
$56
$5Flixbus
$100British Airways

Travel Information from Sheffield to London

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $171
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $171 (€140) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Flixbus or

Travel 141 miles (227 km) by flight, bus or train between Sheffield and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; 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 British Airways, Flixbus or among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Sheffield to London.

Travel from Sheffield to London: Journey Details

The Yorkshire city of Sheffield is 270 kilometers north of London. With a fast and regular service, the train is the easiest way to travel to the capital from Sheffield. The quickest railway journey times are around 2 hours. If speed is not the main concern, regular buses, with a choice of operators, also make the trip south, mostly in around 4 hours.

Return trips from London to Sheffield are also available.

How to get from Sheffield to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Sheffield to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 52,71% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Sheffield to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Sheffield to London

National Express offers 7 direct buses from Sheffield to London everyday, including an overnight bus which departs a little after midnight. There are 4 additional morning buses, 2 afternoon departures and an early evening service, with a quickest journey time of 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Trains from Sheffield to London

East Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains provide a direct trains from Sheffield to London. The daily timetable begins early in the morning and continues with departures roughly twice an hour throughout the day until the final service leaves Sheffield in mid-evening. Journey times range from 2 hours to 2 hours and 50 minutes. Additional indirect trains are also available. These involve taking a TransPennine Express train to Doncaster to connect with the London North Eastern Railway (LNER) service to London King's Cross. The Sunday schedule offers fewer connections, with hourly direct departures, longer journey times and no direct services in the early morning.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I travel from Sheffield to London?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to London from Sheffield. You can take a flight, bus or train.

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

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

Taking a bus is about $167 (€136) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $171 (€140) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $59 (€48) less than taking a train to London, which costs on average $64 (€52) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Sheffield to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 1 min   on average.

What is the distance from Sheffield to London?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to London is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Sheffield and London, what are the departure and arrival points in Sheffield and London?

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

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

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

  • Travel with British Airways for flights to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways Sheffield to London tickets on Omio for $171 (€140).
  • Flixbus can take you to London by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Sheffield to London for $5 (€4).
Is there a direct service to London from Sheffield?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to London with with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services to London 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 journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Sheffield to London?
Many of our customers traveling from Sheffield to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after London are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Sheffield to London tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $171 (€140) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $64 (€52) one way on average.

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

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