Travelling to Sheffield
First CrossCountry train - 06:45
Last CrossCountry train - 20:44
Travelling from York to Sheffield
The exciting city of Sheffield has much to offer visitors; its eclectic mix of modern and classic architecture is a visual representation of the way this city brings together the old and new. Historically known for its steel production, these days the city is better known for its sports, with two excellent professional teams as well as being home to the World Snooker Championship. Whether you’re visiting for business or leisure, there’s sure to be plenty for you to discover.
Are there direct trains from York to Sheffield?
Yes, direct CrossCountry trains will take you from York to Sheffield in as little as 45 minutes.
What amenities are available onboard trains from York to Sheffield?
If you’re travelling from York to Sheffield, you’ll find a wide range of amenities onboard to make your journey more comfortable. All our trains have a choice of seating, charge points for devices, as well as dedicated luggage storage space. An at-seat service of light refreshments is also available. Should you be looking for the next level of comfort, why not upgrade to First Class?
Does Sheffield Station have step-free access?
Sheffield Station has step free access throughout, so those with a range of mobility needs will find the station accessible. Ramps to reach trains are available, as are accessible ticket machines and office counters. Should you require it, help reaching platforms is also available.
How far is the city centre?
Sheffield Station is conveniently located just a short walk from many of the city’s main shopping areas and other attractions.
Does the station have family areas?
When visiting Sheffield Station, families with young children can make use of baby changing facilities. The station also has comfortable waiting rooms.
For more information about Sheffield Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Sheffield
Onward travel: Buses, Taxis & Trams
Sheffield has a range of public transport options which connect the station to the wider city. The city boasts a tram service which links much of the city, and a bus service which reaches out into the suburbs. If you prefer to travel by cab, a taxi rank is also available at the station.
Sheffield is the place to visit if you love to shop. Whether you prefer to shop at high street stores or independent local shops, Sheffield offers some of the best high street shopping in the North. You’re spoilt for choice – stay in the city centre and shop at Fargate, or travel to Meadowhall, the largest indoor shopping centre in Yorkshire. If you’re looking for handmade local products, you can head to Devonshire Quarter. Alternatively, the Antiques Quarter has an eclectic mix of modern, retro and vintage pieces, as well as a great selection of cafés and restaurants to rest weary feet.
Sheffield is a vibrant melting pot of cultures and traditions from around the world. If you are interested in the city’s industrial past, you can still see this in plain view. Alternatively, you can immerse yourself in one of the excellent museums from the Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust, such as Kelham Island Museum. Equally as obvious though, is the modern multicultural nature of the city; from the recently regenerated Chinatown, to the London Road area, where you can try delicious specialities from around the world.
Staying in Sheffield
Whether you’re staying for the day or for a longer period of time, or simply want to know where the best restaurants are, our Sheffield Guide can help you plan the perfect stay.