How to travel from Sheffield to London

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Travel Information between Sheffield and London

distanceDistance141 miles (227 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$33 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€71) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or East Midlands Trains

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 141 miles (227 km) from Sheffield to London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus, British Airways or East Midlands Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Sheffield to London.

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from Sheffield to London

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

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The best way to travel from Sheffield to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Sheffield, Meadowhall
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National Express
Sheffield, Coach Station
10:50AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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British Airways
Manchester Airport (MAN)
05:50PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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Hull Trains
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:04AMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:30AMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
1 transfer
Grand Central Trains
Sheffield station (SHF)
11:14AMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
1 transfer
Sheffield, Meadowhall
11:45AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
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Sheffield, Meadowhall
0 transfers
National Express
Sheffield, Coach Station
01:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
British Airways
Manchester Airport (MAN)
09:05AMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
0 transfers
Manchester Airport (MAN)
09:50PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
1 transfer
Manchester Airport (MAN)
10:40PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
1 transfer

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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.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Sheffield to London

Travel to London from Sheffield on FlixBus, National Express and CrossCountry travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Sheffield to London. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Sheffield - London travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

        FAQs: Travel from Sheffield to London

        FAQs: Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Sheffield to London.

        You can get between Sheffield and London 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to London is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $9 (€8) compared to other travel options to London:

        A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Sheffield to London.

        A bus is $73 (€63) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Sheffield to London costing on average $82 (€71).

        Taking a bus costs $24 (€21) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $33 (€29).

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

        Other travel options to London take longer:

        Getting to London by bus takes 3 h on average.

        Getting to London by train takes 2 h 1 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Sheffield to London is:

        • 2 buses a day.
        • 16 trains a day.

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

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

        • Most travelers board their bus from Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange) and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
        • Most travelers take a train from Sheffield to London Waterloo.

        The following travel companies offer services from Sheffield to London:

        • Megabus, National Express or FlixBus can get you to London by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from Sheffield to London for $9 (€8) on Omio.
        • British Airways, Flybe or Azul can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Sheffield to London for $82 (€71) on Omio.
        • East Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central Trains, First Hull Trains, West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for East Midlands Trains from Sheffield to London for $33 (€29).

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

        • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to London with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus.
        • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to London with East Midlands Trains.

        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 route.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Sheffield to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sheffield and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

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