Preston to Sheffield by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Preston to Sheffield by train
Fast trains from Preston to Sheffield take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 93 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Sheffield.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Sheffield?
Journeys between Preston and Sheffield usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 69 departures on the route from Preston 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 65 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Sheffield?
The Preston to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Sheffield train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 05:09 and the last train is around 21:23.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 05:12, and the last at 23:22.
What's the Preston to Sheffield train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Sheffield are $12.21.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $12 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $13. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Preston 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 Preston to Sheffield by train.
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Which train companies operate between Preston and Sheffield?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Sheffield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Sheffield to Preston by train