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Trains from Derby to Sheffield

Running 32 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

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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CrossCountry Trains from Derby to Sheffield

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Travelling to Sheffield

  • First CrossCountry train - 05:59
  • Last CrossCountry train - 21:46

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.

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.

Spending time in Sheffield?

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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