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There are 11 ways to get from Sheffield to Shetland Islands by train, plane, bus or ferry

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Lerwick  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Lerwick (LSI) EDI - LSI

$223 - $489

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Bus, ferry  •  25 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$73 - $126

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Train to Newcastle, fly to Lerwick  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Lerwick (LSI) NCL - LSI

$208 - $801

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Lerwick  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Lerwick (LSI) GLA - LSI

$242 - $468

Train to Manchester, fly to Lerwick, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lerwick (LSI) MAN - LSI
  3. Take the bus from Lerwick, Ferry Terminal to Vidlin Junction, Road End

Train, bus to Humberside, fly to Lerwick  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Barnetby
  2. Take the bus from Barnetby le Wold, Demand Responsive Area to Humberside Airport, Demand Responsive Area
  3. Fly from Humberside (HUY) to Lerwick (LSI) HUY - LSI

Train, train to Aberdeen, fly to Lerwick  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  3. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Lerwick (LSI) ABZ - LSI

$213 - $440

Train to Manchester, fly to Aberdeen, ferry  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) MAN - ABZ
  3. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal

$97 - $234

Train, ferry  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
  2. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$179 - $281

Train, ferry via Edinburgh  •  22 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  3. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$163 - $315

Bus, ferry via Meadowhall Interchange  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$83 - $154

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Shetland Islands is to bus and ferry which costs £55 - £100 and takes 25 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Shetland Islands is to train and fly which costs £170 - £380 and takes 10 h 13 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Shetland Islands is 483 miles.

The best way to get from Sheffield to Shetland Islands without a car is to train and ferry which takes 22 h 2 min and costs £130 - £220.

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It takes approximately 10 h 13 min to get from Sheffield to Shetland Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Lerwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Lerwick Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Shetland Islands. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Shetland Islands.
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  • Distance: 483.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 13 min

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Shetland Islands, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Sheffield to Shetland Islands. However, you can take the train to Edinburgh, take the train to Edinburgh Gateway, take the walk to Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway, take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Lerwick, take the walk to Sumburgh Airport, Terminal, take the bus to Lerwick, Ferry Terminal, then take the bus to Shetland Islands. Alternatively, you can take the train to Newcastle, take the walk to Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station, take the train to Airport, Newcastle Airport, take the walk to Newcastle airport, fly to Lerwick, take the walk to Sumburgh Airport, Terminal, take the bus to Lerwick, Ferry Terminal, then take the bus to Shetland Islands.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Lerwick via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via London Heathrow, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Southampton, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Aberdeen, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Amsterdam Schiphol, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Paris CDG, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Bristol, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Durham, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Aberdeen, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Amsterdam Schiphol, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Aberdeen to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Lerwick via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Lerwick via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Southampton, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Aberdeen, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Amsterdam Schiphol, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Paris CDG, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Bristol, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Lerwick via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Glasgow to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Durham, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Aberdeen, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Humberside to Lerwick via Amsterdam Schiphol, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Aberdeen to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Lerwick via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Train from Sheffield to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Single
$140 - $230
Off-Peak Single
$160 - $250
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Train from Sheffield to Barnetby
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
John Leask + Son
Phone
+44 (0) 1595 693 162
Email
info@leaskstravel.co.uk
Website
leaskstravel.co.uk
Bus from Lerwick, Ferry Terminal to Vidlin Junction, Road End
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
leaskstravel.co.uk
Robert Jamieson + Partne
Phone
01957 744214
Email
info@rgjamieson.com
Website
rgjamieson.com
Bus from Lerwick, Ferry Terminal to Vidlin Junction, Road End
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
rgjamieson.com
CallConnect
Phone
03452343344
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Barnetby le Wold, Demand Responsive Area to Humberside Airport, Demand Responsive Area
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
traveline.info
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$30 - $40
Peak
$50 - $60

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