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There are 11 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield by train, bus, car or plane

Select a route below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Doncaster  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Doncaster

$77 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus via London Golders Green  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Sheffield National Express

$26 - $37

9 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Sheffield

$94 - $137

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Sheffield National Express

$30 - $60

Bus via Airport Bus Station  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Airport Bus Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240

$41 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield 151.8 miles

$30 - $50

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$146 - $357

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Sheffield

$153 - $317

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$134 - $400

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$107 - $320

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$119 - $251

Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 126.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Sheffield, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield via Peterborough and Doncaster in around 3 hours 19 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield via London Golders Green in around 5 hours 25 minutes.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Avg. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Avg. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Sheffield
Avg. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Avg. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$27
First
$43
Business
$41
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Avg. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$41
Business
$38
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Sheffield
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Sheffield
Avg. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Airport Bus Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

How far is it from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield?

The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sheffield is 203 km. The road distance is 243 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield?

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield is to bus which costs £26 and takes 5 hours 25 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield?

The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield is to drive which takes 2 hours 35 minutes and costs £28.

Is there a direct train between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sheffield?

No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Sheffield via Peterborough and Doncaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 hours 19 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Sheffield?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Sheffield. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 hours 35 minutes.

How long does it take to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield?

It takes approximately 3 hours 19 minutes to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Sheffield, including transfers.