Travel from Derby to Sheffield with CrossCountry and take advantage of Advance tickets even on the day of travel, up to 15 minutes before departure.
Trains from Derby to Sheffield take approximately 30 minutes. This popular route is well-serviced by regular train services during the week and at the weekends. The station is located on Sheaf Square, where visitors can admire a fountain and sculpture that stand in recognition of the city’s connection to both the steelworks industry and Mother Nature.
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Travelling to Sheffield
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Travelling from Derby to Sheffield
The route from Derby to Sheffield runs through large towns such as Matlock and Chesterfield, as well as small villages, providing passengers with a variety of views along the way. Sheffield is a great city to explore, catering to a wide range of budgets and tastes. With its close proximity to the stunning Peak District, plus its two universities that attract thousands of students, Sheffield is a wonderfully unique destination.
Are there direct trains from Derby to Sheffield?
Yes, all of the CrossCountry trains running from Derby to Sheffield are direct services.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Derby to Sheffield?
While travelling from Derby to Sheffield, passengers can take advantage of the range of amenities available. These include table seats, charging points and luggage storage. There is also an at-seat service provided on board that serves light refreshments and drinks. Why not treat yourself to a seat in our First Class coaches and travel in superior comfort?
Does Sheffield Station have step-free access?
Sheffield Station is fully accessible to passengers with a range of requirements. At the station you will find accessible ticket machines, ramps for train access, and step-free access to the whole station, as well as special assistance to get to and from the platforms.
How far is the city centre?
Sheffield Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to reach many of the major attractions and entertainment venues on foot.
Does the station have family areas?
The station has waiting rooms and baby changing facilities that are available to families visiting the station. There are many places to grab a bite to eat or drink, also seating areas if you need to take a rest.
For further information about Sheffield Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Sheffield
Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Sheffield
With the station’s convenient location, the easiest way to get into many of the central attractions is on foot. There are also many buses right outside the station, as well as a taxi rank for those who wish to travel directly to their final destination.
Shopping in Sheffield
Sheffield is home to numerous shopping opportunities. Visitors looking for high street shops can head to the large Meadowhall Shopping Centre where there’s a host of big name stores. Orchard Square is an open-air pedestrian-only complex that is perfect for anyone looking for a smaller centre. The Antiques Quarter is home to many quirky shops, where visitors can pick up a great bargain. You’ll find second-hand vinyl, vintage homeware and lots of unique collectibles.
Culture in Sheffield
The city’s cultural reputation is growing fast. As well as the natural beauty of the surrounding areas, Sheffield is well-known for its musical talents. The Cultural Industries Quarter was set up in recognition of its musical heritage and now plays host to one of the largest creative communities in the country. Here you can do a gallery crawl, 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. If you’re a sports fan, catch a game of footy at one of the city’s two stadiums – Bramall Lane, home to Sheffield United and Hillsborough Stadium, home to Sheffield Wednesday.
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However long you’ll be in Sheffield, there is plenty to see and do. Check out our Guide to Sheffield to plan the perfect trip.
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