Barnstaple to Sheffield by train

  • First train
    06:58
  • Last train
    00:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 12m
  • Distance
    312 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Barnstaple to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from Barnstaple to Sheffield take around 5 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 312 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnstaple and Sheffield.

1. Are there direct trains from Barnstaple to Sheffield?

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

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Barnstaple 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 11 departures.

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

The Barnstaple to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Barnstaple around 06:58 and the last train is around 22:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnstaple around 07:05, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Barnstaple 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 Barnstaple to Sheffield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barnstaple and Sheffield?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

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 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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