Duration 3h 59m
Distance 194 miles
Average price £170
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Sheffield takes 3h 59m and the fastest train takes 3h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from Cardiff to Sheffield. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Birmingham

  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Sheffield
3h 40m
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£96 - £305

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Sheffield. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Sheffield via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Sheffield is 151 miles. The road distance is 194 miles.

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Cardiff to Sheffield train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Sheffield train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Sheffield station.

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You can take a train from Cardiff to Sheffield via Birmingham New Street in around 3h 40m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £170
Train from Birmingham New Street to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £33
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Bristol Parkway to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £210

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