Swansea to Sheffield by train

  • First train
    04:11
  • Last train
    00:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 18m
  • Distance
    257 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swansea to Sheffield by train

Fast 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.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Sheffield?

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

We usually find around 38 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 66 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Swansea to Sheffield?

The Swansea to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Swansea to Sheffield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:11 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:19, and the last at 00:08.

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.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Sheffield?

More than one train company 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
  • Transport For Wales

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

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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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