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There are 6 ways to get from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 51m

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

£49 - £399

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

£8 - £11

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Train, subway  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Retford to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station Piccadilly

£31 - £181

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 163.6 miles

£24 - £40

Train to Manchester, fly  •  3h 29m

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

£57 - £258

Train to Durham, fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Darlington
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to London Heathrow (LHR) MME - LHR

£112 - £728

Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by bus

The bus journey time between Sheffield and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is around 5h and covers a distance of around 179 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h. Operated by National Express, the Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus service departs from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arrives in Heathrow Airport London T2,3. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus schedules

Sheffield → London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 5h.

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The fastest way to get from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive. Taking this option will cost £24 - £40 and takes 2h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street station and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Sheffield and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 140 miles. The road distance is 163.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs £45 - £400.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs £45 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 5h.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 139.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

East Midlands Railways operates a train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £110 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Durham to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £150
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £110
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£70 - £90
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Retford to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £160
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £100
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £160
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Retford to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Super Off-Peak Single
£55 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£60 - £75
Anytime Single
£65 - £85
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at London St Pancras International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Sheffield to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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Loganair and British Airways offer flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 15171+ hotels available in London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Prices start at £75 per night.

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