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Sheffield to Halifax by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:15
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 15m
  • Distance
    46 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    63
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Halifax by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Halifax take around 1 hour and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 46 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Halifax.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Halifax?

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

We usually find around 63 departures on the route from Sheffield to Halifax 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 62 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Halifax train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Halifax is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 06:06, and the last at 22:21.

When to book Sheffield to Halifax 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 Halifax by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Halifax?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Halifax to Sheffield by train

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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.