Getting around

Sheffield is easy to get around and offers great transport links to other major cities.

A photograph of Sheffield's tram at the cathedral stop

Getting here

Sheffield is in the centre of the UK with great transport links to other major cities. By train, we’re just 2 hours from London and within an hour of Manchester, Leeds and Nottingham. 

Sheffield is only an hour and a half from Manchester or East Midlands Airport, so you can easily get to us from overseas or explore other countries.

Getting around

It’s easy to travel around Sheffield. Our campus is a 25 minute walk from the train station, on the edge of the city centre.

You won’t need to go far to find well-known restaurants, major and international supermarkets, cinemas, bars and places to meet your friends.

Sheffield is the perfect city to explore on foot and there’s also easy public transport options to every part of the city. As a student, you’ll benefit from discounted student bus and tram tickets with a Zoom Beyond 18-21 Travel Pass.

If you fancy an outdoor adventure, you’ll have the Peak District National Park on your doorstep with fast public transport options to popular hikes, country houses and tranquil green villages.


You can find train times and prices on the National Rail website.

For local travel, visit Travel South Yorkshire.

Visit the Peak District website to plan your visit. 

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