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Canterbury to Sheffield by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    22:39
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 6m
  • Distance
    291 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Canterbury to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from Canterbury to Sheffield take around 3 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 291 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Canterbury and Sheffield.

1. Are there direct trains from Canterbury to Sheffield?

Journeys between Canterbury and Sheffield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Canterbury to Sheffield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Canterbury to Sheffield?

The Canterbury to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Canterbury to Sheffield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Canterbury around 05:15 and the last train is around 22:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Canterbury around 05:22, and the last at 22:25.

When to book Canterbury to Sheffield train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Canterbury to Sheffield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Canterbury and Sheffield?

More than one train company operates on the route from Canterbury to Sheffield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Southeastern

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.