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Leeds to Sheffield by train

The journey from Leeds to Sheffield by train is 28.8 mi and takes 1 hr 1 min. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:30 AM and the last at 9:11 PM. It is possible to travel from Leeds to Sheffield by train for as little as $6.49 or as much as $26.96. The best price for this journey is $6.49.

Lowest Price$6.49
Journey Duration1 hr 1 min
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price$6.49
Highest Price$26.96
First Departure5:30 AM
Last Departure9:11 PM
Distance28.8 mi
DepartureLeeds
ArrivalSheffield
CarriersCrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway

Leeds to Sheffield Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Leeds to Sheffield?

On average, a train ticket from Leeds to Sheffield will cost you $14.86. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $6.49. 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.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Leeds to Sheffield. On average, though, you'll pay about $14.86 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does the journey from Leeds to Sheffield take by train?

The journey between Leeds and Sheffield by train is approximately 28.8 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 1 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The distance between Leeds and Sheffield is around 28.8 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 hr 1 min. However, the fastest routes between Leeds and Sheffield take 0 hr 39 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.

When do departures from Leeds to Sheffield leave?

The first daily departure from Leeds to Sheffield leaves at 5:30 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 9:11 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Leeds and Sheffield. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Leeds at 5:30 AM, and the last departure will leave at 9:11 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Leeds to Sheffield can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Leeds to Sheffield route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Leeds from the following stations: Leeds, Coach Station,Leeds, Great Wilson Street,Leeds (LDS). Arriving at Sheffield, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Sheffield Sheaf St 5,Sheffield, Coach Station,Sheffield - Meadowhall. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Sheffield.

How many times a day do journeys run from Leeds to Sheffield?

On average, there are 24 daily departures from Leeds to Sheffield. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 22 departures from Leeds which travel directly to Sheffield. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Leeds to Sheffield. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Leeds 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 Leeds 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 Leeds to Sheffield

The cheapest Leeds - Sheffield train tickets can be found for as low as $5.30 if you’re lucky, or $12.74 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $43.50.

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

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London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

Services on board London North Eastern Railway and Northern Rail from Leeds to Sheffield
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Leeds to Sheffield CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.24kg
Bus
3.48kg
Flight
9.27kg
Car
7.42kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Leeds to Sheffield by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Leeds and Sheffield are 3.24kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Leeds and Sheffield? By taking the train between Leeds and Sheffield you will save 6.03kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.24kg compared to a bus and 4.18kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Leeds to Sheffield?
A train ticket from Leeds to Sheffield is $14.86. 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 $6.49.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Leeds to Sheffield?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leeds to Sheffield is $6.49. 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 Leeds and Sheffield by train?
Leeds to Sheffield is 28.8 mi.
How long does the train between Leeds and Sheffield take?
Leeds to Sheffield is on average 1 hr 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 39 min.
Which companies operate from Leeds to Sheffield?
The train journey from Leeds to Sheffield is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway and Northern Rail.
How many train connections per day go from Leeds to Sheffield?
Leeds to Sheffield has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Leeds to Sheffield leave?
The earliest train from Leeds to Sheffield departs at 5:30 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 Leeds to Sheffield depart?
The latest train from Leeds to Sheffield departs at 9:11 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 Leeds 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 $6.49 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.
How many direct connections depart from Leeds to Sheffield?
There are on average 22 direct connection(s) from Leeds to go to Sheffield.
What's the fastest journey time between Leeds to Sheffield by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Leeds and Sheffield is 0 hr 39 min.
Is there a direct train from Leeds to Sheffield?
Yes, there is a direct train between Leeds and Sheffield.
What are the CO2 emissions for Leeds to Sheffield by train?
The train journey from Leeds to Sheffield creates 3.24kg of CO2 emissions.

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