Sheffield to Ashford by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 55m
  • Distance
    295 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Ashford by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Ashford take around 2 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 295 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Ashford.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Ashford?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Sheffield to Ashford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 50 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Ashford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ashford is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:31 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:29, and the last at 23:42.

When to book Sheffield to Ashford 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 Sheffield to Ashford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Ashford?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

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.