Swansea to Sheffield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    00:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 18m

Travelling from Swansea to Sheffield by train

The fastest trains from Swansea to Sheffield take around 4 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Sheffield.

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Swansea to Sheffield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 62 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:20, and the last at 00:08.

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

When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Sheffield by train.

Which trains operate between Swansea and Sheffield?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express

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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