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There are 6 ways to get from London to University of Sheffield by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

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Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield

$75 - $110

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Sheffield 161.4 miles

$15 - $35

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
  2. Take the bus from Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange to Sheffield Centre, Fitzalan Square X78

$34 - $129

Bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express

$18 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London to University of Sheffield 161.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$113 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to University of Sheffield is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to University of Sheffield is to train which costs £55 - £85 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to University of Sheffield. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Western Bank, Sheffield University via Sheffield Centre, AG11. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between London and University of Sheffield is 142 miles. The road distance is 161.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London to University of Sheffield without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £55 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from London to University of Sheffield, including transfers.

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London to University of Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to University of Sheffield is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £55 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London to University of Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Map of how to get from London to University of Sheffield.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between London, England and University of Sheffield, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London to University of Sheffield hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to University of Sheffield every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $120
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between London to University of Sheffield is 161 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from London to University of Sheffield.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 604+ hotels available in University of Sheffield. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and University of Sheffield. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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