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Sheffield to Inverness by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 2m
  • Distance
    489 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Inverness by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Inverness take around 7 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 489 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Inverness.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Inverness?

Journeys between Sheffield and Inverness usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Sheffield to Inverness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Inverness?

The Sheffield to Inverness train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Sheffield to Inverness train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:11, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Sheffield to Inverness 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 Sheffield to Inverness by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Inverness?

More than one train company operates on the route from Sheffield to Inverness, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Inverness to Sheffield by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.