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Cardiff to Sheffield by train
Fastest journey3hr 20m
Trains per day48
Avg. journey time4hr 5m
Travelling from Cardiff to Sheffield by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Sheffield take around 3 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Sheffield.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Sheffield?
Journeys between Cardiff and Sheffield usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 51 departures on the route from Cardiff to Sheffield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 47 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Sheffield?
The Cardiff to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Sheffield train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 21:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 20:50.
What's the Cardiff to Sheffield train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Sheffield are $37.76.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $75, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Cardiff to Sheffield train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cardiff to Sheffield by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Sheffield?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Sheffield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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