St Helens to Sheffield by train

  • First train
    05:51
  • Last train
    22:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 35m
  • Distance
    82 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from St Helens to Sheffield by train

Fast trains from St Helens to Sheffield take around 1 hour and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 82 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between St Helens and Sheffield.

1. Are there direct trains from St Helens to Sheffield?

Journeys between St Helens and Sheffield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from St Helens 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 32 departures.

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

The St Helens to Sheffield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart St Helens around 05:51 and the last train is around 21:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves St Helens around 05:51, and the last at 22:29.

When to book St Helens 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 St Helens to Sheffield by train.

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Which train companies operate between St Helens and Sheffield?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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.

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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.