Cambridge to Sheffield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 38m

Travelling from Cambridge to Sheffield by train

The fastest trains from Cambridge to Sheffield take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Sheffield.

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Cambridge 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 27 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 05:15, and the last at 21:06.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Sheffield by train.

Which trains operate between Cambridge and Sheffield?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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