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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.
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.
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.