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Cardiff to Sheffield by train

The journey from Cardiff to Sheffield by train is 150.16 mi and takes 3 hr 50 min. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:35 AM and the last at 8:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Cardiff to Sheffield by train for as little as $52.89 or as much as $155.79. The best price for this journey is $52.89.

Lowest Price$52.89
Journey Duration3 hr 50 min
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price$52.89
Highest Price$155.79
First Departure4:35 AM
Last Departure8:00 PM
Distance150.16 mi
DepartureCardiff
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersCrossCountry, Great Western RailwayMore

Cardiff to Sheffield Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Cardiff to Sheffield?

The prices for train tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield will cost $52.89. The average train ticket price is approximately $103.11. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a train ticket from Cardiff to Sheffield will cost you $103.11. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to Sheffield by train?

With a distance of 150.16 mi between Cardiff and Sheffield, it will usually take 3 hr 50 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 3 hr 50 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Cardiff and Sheffield is around 150.16 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hr 50 min. However, the fastest routes between Cardiff and Sheffield take 3 hr 18 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What are the stations on the Cardiff to Sheffield route?

You can depart from Cardiff at stations such as Cardiff, Kingsway (Stop GQ),Cardiff central,Heath high level,Cardiff, University. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Sheffield at the following stations: Sheffield - Meadowhall,Sheffield Sheaf St 5,Sheffield, Coach Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Cardiff and Sheffield. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Cardiff to Sheffield are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Cardiff to Sheffield can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 24 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Cardiff to Sheffield. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Cardiff to Sheffield varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 24 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cardiff to Sheffield. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cardiff to Sheffield, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cardiff to Sheffield.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Sheffield

The cheapest Cardiff - Sheffield train tickets can be found for as low as $35.40 if you’re lucky, or $38.23 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $42.74.

Find the best day to travel to Sheffield by train

When travelling to Sheffield by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Great Western Railway (GWR) is a British railway company that operates passenger services between London and the southwest of England, as well as parts of Wales. It was founded in 1833 and was originally known as the Great Western Railway Company. GWR is now owned by FirstGroup. The company is known for its iconic green livery and its historic steam locomotives, including the famous Flying Scotsman.

TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

The Welsh Government owns the non-profit organization Transport for Wales. It is responsible for the procurement and management of passenger rail services in Wales, as well as the development of the Welsh rail network. The company was established in 2018, taking over from Arriva Trains Wales, and operates services across Wales and the Borders. Transport for Wales is a great choice for your journeys within Wales, such as Cardiff to Aberdare or Newport to Swansea, or for your trips in England, like Manchester to Chester or Birmingham to Shrewsbury, and even for your travel between England and Wales.

Services on board Great Western Railway, Transport for Wales and East Midlands Railway from Cardiff to Sheffield
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Cardiff to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
16.92kg
Bus
18.12kg
Flight
48.33kg
Car
38.67kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cardiff to Sheffield by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cardiff and Sheffield are 16.92kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cardiff and Sheffield? By taking the train between Cardiff and Sheffield you will save 31.41kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.2kg compared to a bus and 21.75kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Cardiff to Sheffield?
A train ticket from Cardiff to Sheffield is $103.11. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $52.89.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Cardiff to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cardiff to Sheffield is $52.89. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cardiff and Sheffield by train?
Cardiff to Sheffield is 150.16 mi.
How long does the train between Cardiff and Sheffield take?
Cardiff to Sheffield is on average 3 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 18 min.
Which companies operate from Cardiff to Sheffield?
The train journey from Cardiff to Sheffield is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, Transport for Wales, TransPennine Express and East Midlands Railway.
How many train connections per day go from Cardiff to Sheffield?
Cardiff to Sheffield has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cardiff to Sheffield leave?
The earliest train from Cardiff to Sheffield departs at 4:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Cardiff to Sheffield depart?
The latest train from Cardiff to Sheffield departs at 8:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cardiff to Sheffield in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $52.89 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Cardiff to Sheffield by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cardiff and Sheffield is 3 hr 18 min.
Is there a direct train from Cardiff to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cardiff and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cardiff to Sheffield by train?
The train journey from Cardiff to Sheffield creates 16.92kg of CO2 emissions.

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