There are 7 ways to get from Southampton to Sheffield by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Sheffield

$90 - $140

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express

$21 - $27

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Sheffield

$114 - $173

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Sheffield 201.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Sheffield

$95 - $326

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$63 - $206

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Sheffield

$127 - $325

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Sheffield. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Sheffield is 172 miles. The road distance is 201.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Sheffield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs .

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The train from Southampton Central to Sheffield takes 3 h 49 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Southampton to Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Sheffield is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Sheffield.
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  • Distance: 172.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Sheffield, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Southampton to Sheffield 5 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Sheffield twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Sheffield is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Southampton to Sheffield.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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There are 548+ hotels available in Sheffield. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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