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Sheffield to Cardiff by train
Fastest journey3hr 11m
Trains per day51
Avg. journey time3hr 41m
Travelling from Sheffield to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Sheffield to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Cardiff?
Journeys between Sheffield and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Sheffield to Cardiff 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 50 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Cardiff?
The Sheffield to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sheffield to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:30 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 21:55.
What's the Sheffield to Cardiff train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sheffield to Cardiff are $52.40, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $52, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Sheffield to Cardiff 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 Cardiff by train.
Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sheffield to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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