Travel to Sheffield, UK

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The airport with the best connection to Sheffield is Manchester International Airport.  There is a train service that goes directly from the airport train station to Sheffield station.  For train times, please visit the National Rail website. Keep in mind that trains from the airport that go to Sheffield may have the end station "Sheffield" or "Cleethorpes".  The train ride to Sheffield is generally about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

The Leeds/Bradford and East Midlands airports are not far from Sheffield but will require a change in trains or travel by bus.  The London Gatwick and Heathrow Airports are about four hours travel from Sheffield and will require changing of trains.  There is also a small airport near Sheffield (Robin Hood Airport) with a limited number of flights.


Sheffield is easily accessible by train from cities across Great Britain, for example there are regular services to London St. Pancras Station (ca. 2 hours 15 minutes), Birmingham (1 hour 15 minutes), Leeds (1 hour), and Manchester (1 hour).  For all train services please visit

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National Express nationwide coach service has connections from around the country and stop at the Sheffield Transport Interchange, Pond Street. Megabus Coaches is another bus service and stops at Meadowhall Interchange, which is accessible by Supertram from the city center.


Directions for driving to Sheffield can be found at the university visitors website. Please keep in mind that parking in Sheffield is limited and consider Park & Ride options.