Southend to Sheffield by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 33m
  • Distance
    252 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Southend to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from Southend to Sheffield take around 3 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 252 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southend and Sheffield.

1. Are there direct trains from Southend to Sheffield?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Southend to Sheffield 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 43 departures.

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

The Southend to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Southend around 04:30 and the last train is around 23:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southend around 04:34, and the last at 19:48.

When to book Southend 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 Southend to Sheffield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southend and Sheffield?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • c2c

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.