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Trains from Birmingham to Sheffield

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Travelling from Birmingham to Sheffield has never been simpler. And with CrossCountry take advantage of no booking fees and Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.

Sit back and relax on your train journey from Birmingham to Sheffield with CrossCountry. Our comfortable trains will whisk you from Birmingham New Street Station up the centre of the country to Sheffield Station. Enjoy views of the towns and cities of the Midlands as you flash by. As you approach Sheffield, the foothills of the Peak District to the west will come into view as you wind into Yorkshire. Finish your journey at Sheffield Station right in the heart of the city, just a stone’s throw from many of the major attractions.

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CrossCountry Trains from Birmingham New Street to Sheffield

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Travelling to Sheffield

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Travelling from Birmingham to Sheffield

Explore Sheffield with CrossCountry. Travelling with us makes the journey between Birmingham and Sheffield easy and comfortable. Whether you’re travelling for the day, a weekend, or longer, there’s plenty to explore in the Steel City. Known historically for its industrial output, now it’s a hub of cultural and artistic activity, as well as the perfect place to indulge in some retail therapy or catch a game of footy.

Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Sheffield?

Direct trains from Birmingham to Sheffield are available on the CrossCountry Network.

What amenities are available onboard trains from Birmingham to Sheffield?

Travel from Birmingham to Sheffield with CrossCountry and you can expect to find our usual standard of care – a variety of seating options, charge points, luggage storage and an at-seat service of drinks and light refreshments. Looking for even more comfort? Book a ticket in our First Class coach.

Does Sheffield Station have step-free access?

Sheffield Station is fully accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. You will find step-free access throughout the station, accessible ticket machines and counters, ramps for train access and assistance reaching platforms.

How far is the city centre?

Sheffield Station is conveniently located in the heart of the city, meaning you can easily walk to many of the city’s major attractions.

Does the station have family areas?

Sheffield Station has waiting rooms and baby changing facilities that are open to families. Those travelling with children might also want to make use of the cafes in the station while waiting for their train.

More questions?

For further information about Sheffield Station, check out our station guide.

Once you have arrived in Sheffield

Onward travel: Taxis, Trams and Buses in Sheffield

Sheffield Station is well connected for those who wish to continue their journey. The station is connected to the Purple and Blue tram routes that whisk you around the city quickly and easily. There are also plentiful buses connecting the station with the wider city and the surrounding areas. For those who prefer, a taxi rank can be found adjacent to the station.

Shopping in Sheffield

As well as your usual high street favourites, which can be found in shopping centres such as Orchard Square in the city centre or Meadowhall just outside the city, Sheffield is an absolute gold mine when it comes to independent, vintage, or second-hand shopping. The Antiques Quarter in the south of the city is the perfect place to find unique pieces, including fashion, homeware and vinyl records. You will also find independent florists, chocolate shops, cafes, make up studios and more.

Culture in Sheffield

Sheffield has an incredible array of things to do for everyone from the discerning culture vulture to someone who just wants a chilled day out. Catch a game of footy at Bramall Lane, home to Sheffield United since the club was founded in 1889, or at Hillsborough Stadium, home to one of the oldest football clubs in the UK, Sheffield Wednesday. Visit the Millennium Art Gallery and take in some of the amazing art created in this culturally diverse city, or spend an evening at one of Sheffield’s many theatres or music venues. Visit the Cultural Industries Quarter to listen to live music at the Leadmill or watch an indie film at the Showroom. If you’re looking to catch a show, head to The Crucible Theatre or The Lyceum Theatre.

Spending time in Sheffield?

Whether you’re looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our Sheffield Guide can help you plan the perfect journey!

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