Sheffield to Dublin by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    22:24
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 18m
  • Distance
    319 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Dublin by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Dublin take around 6 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 319 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Dublin.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Dublin?

Journeys between Sheffield and Dublin usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Sheffield to Dublin 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 7 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Dublin train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Dublin is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 04:00 and the last train is around 22:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 07:51, and the last at 22:24.

When to book Sheffield to Dublin train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Dublin by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Dublin?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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.