Sheffield to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Sheffield to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 307 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh?
Direct trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh have been found.
We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Sheffield to Edinburgh every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 18 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Edinburgh?
The Sheffield to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sheffield to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 07:09 and the last train is around 19:26.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 07:12, and the last at 19:21.
What's the Sheffield to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sheffield to Edinburgh are $28.60.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $30 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $72. 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 Sheffield to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Edinburgh?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Sheffield to Edinburgh.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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