Travelling to Sheffield
First CrossCountry train - 06:47
Last CrossCountry train - 21:01
Travelling from Doncaster to Sheffield
Dive into Sheffield head first with CrossCountry. This busy city is a popular destination with business travellers, shoppers, music lovers, families and culture vultures alike. Whatever it is that you are looking for in the city, Sheffield has it in spades. Discover miles of shopping streets, plenty of museums and art galleries, music venues around every corner, and restaurants and bars to refuel you between activities.
Are there direct trains from Doncaster to Sheffield?
Yes, CrossCountry trains can take you directly from Doncaster to Sheffield in under 30 minutes.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Doncaster to Sheffield?
A CrossCountry train is one of the best ways to travel from Doncaster to Sheffield. Whilst on our sleek modern trains, you can take advantage of plentiful seating options, charging points for your electrical devices, and designated luggage storage space. An at-seat service of light refreshments is also available on our trains. If you are looking to upgrade your experience, we recommend trying our First Class coach.
Does Sheffield Station have step-free access?
Yes, there is step-free access across Sheffield Station. The station is accessible to those with a variety of mobility needs, with ramp access to trains and assistance reaching platforms for those who require it.
How far is the city centre?
Sheffield Station is conveniently located just a short walk from the city centre.
Does the station have family areas?
Families visiting the station can make the most of baby changing facilities, and if you need somewhere comfortable to sit before you catch your train, we recommend the waiting rooms. The station also has many child-friendly cafés and restaurants where you can wait.
For more information about Sheffield Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Sheffield
Onward travel: Buses, Trains & Taxis
There are many ways to complete your onward journey once you have arrived in Sheffield. There is a convenient and reliable tram service which is a great choice for those travelling around the city. The bus network is also a great choice for reaching the whole of the urban area, as well as surrounding towns and villages. For those who prefer to travel by cab, a taxi rank is also available at the station.
Sheffield is a shopping haven, particularly for those who are looking for unique pieces. Whether you prefer hand-crafted, vintage, or designer, there’s the perfect shop for you in Sheffield. For the best second hand, vintage and retro finds, why not head down to the Antique Quarter? The Devonshire Quarter is definitely one to check out if you’re looking for locally made, creatively designed homeware, clothing or jewellery. Here you can find amazing quirky shops and boutiques as well as plenty of places to wine and dine. If you find shopping is getting a bit much, the area even has a spa where you can really relax.
Sheffield is the scene for a busy summer music festival as well as a range of artistic and theatrical events throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to visit with a group of friends, a romantic getaway, or a fun day out with the kids, you’ll definitely find what you’re looking for here. While there are plentiful museums, art galleries and theatres which will take you from day to night, if you are looking for something different, why not explore Sheffield’s thriving comedy scene? There are shows and open mics every night throughout the city.
Staying in Sheffield?
Before you catch a train from Doncaster to Sheffield, read our handy Guide to Sheffield to help you to plan a memorable trip.