Inverness to Sheffield by train

  • First train
    04:53
  • Last train
    21:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 13m
  • Distance
    489 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 18m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Inverness to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from Inverness to Sheffield take around 7 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 489 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Inverness and Sheffield.

1. Are there direct trains from Inverness to Sheffield?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Inverness 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 20 departures.

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

The Inverness to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Inverness around 04:53 and the last train is around 21:33. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Inverness 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 Inverness to Sheffield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Inverness and Sheffield?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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.