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Journey Information

There are 36 intercity buses per day from London to Sheffield. Traveling by bus from London to Sheffield usually takes around 3 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest National Express bus can make the trip in 3 hours,

Distance141 mi (227 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price£2.47
Trips per day31
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines3

What coach companies travel from London to Sheffield?

There are 3 bus lines from London to Sheffield available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 16 daily trips, National Express usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus103h 39m£6.69
Megabus143h 34m£13.78
National Express164h 26m£19.81
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from London to Sheffield from £2. There are 10 FlixBus schedules from London to Sheffield and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Sheffield. In London, FlixBus departs to Sheffield from Victoria Coach Station and 1 other station. In Sheffield, FlixBus arrives at Meadowhall Interchange and no other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from London to Sheffield takes 3 hours and 39 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Sheffield in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Sheffield.

  • Megabus

    Megabus

    Book Megabus from London to Sheffield from £10. There are 14 Megabus schedules from London to Sheffield and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Sheffield. In London, Megabus departs to Sheffield from 235 Finchley Rd and 2 other stations. In Sheffield, Megabus arrives at Meadowhall Interchange and no other station.

    An average trip on Megabus from London to Sheffield takes 3 hours and 34 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Sheffield in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 14 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Sheffield.

  • National Express

    National Express

    Book National Express from London to Sheffield from £8. There are 16 National Express schedules from London to Sheffield and you can expect on average to pay for a National Express ticket to Sheffield. In London, National Express departs to Sheffield from Victoria Coach Station and 3 other stations. In Sheffield, National Express arrives at Coach Station and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on National Express from London to Sheffield takes 4 hours and 26 minutes , while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Sheffield in 3 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, National Express offers 16 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Sheffield.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from London to Sheffield during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 141 miles from London to Sheffield. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from London to Sheffield at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave London?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from London to Sheffield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Sheffield each day?

There are 36 scheduled coaches that travel from London to Sheffield every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 31 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Sheffield; ticket prices start at £27.18.

City Information

London

One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Sheffield

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Sheffield is also known as the Steel City, mainly for its many innovations during the 19th-century Industrial Revolution. Flash forward to today, and Sheffield is where you'll find modern cityscapes set against beautiful green backdrops; a standout is Peak District National Park.

Paying homage to the city's history, many streets feature steel art structures, and the local museums explore the city's contributions to Britain's steel industry. Sheffield's food scene boasts a plethora of restaurants, microbreweries, and pubs all around. Top picks include Steam Yard, Silversmiths, and Kommune, all located at the city centre.

The most prominent landmarks in Sheffield are the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Cathedral, Winter Garden, and the Kelham Island Museum. For family fun, check out the Weston Park Museum, Tropical Butterfly House, and Whirlow Hall Farm.

Two trains can take you to Sheffield: Northern Rail and CrossCountry. If you prefer to take a coach, service is available with Megabus and FlixBus.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in London?

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Departure stations

London's Victoria Coach Station has its main entrance on Buckingham Palace Road. Well-signposted but slightly hidden in an attractive art deco office block, the station welcomes around 14 million passengers each year. The arrival and departure areas are at different ends of Elizabeth Street, with the departure zone containing food concession stands, left-luggage facilities, and restrooms. As London's largest coach station, most major coach companies, including FlixBus, Megabus, and National Express, operate from Victoria Coach Station. It is a ten-minute walk to rail and Underground services at Victoria Rail Station, whose 19 platforms include express services to Gatwick Airport.

All coach stations in London:

  • Victoria Coach Station

  • 235 Finchley Rd

  • London Finchley Road Station

  • Golders Green Bus Station

  • Stratford City Bus Station

  • Finchley Rd

Where does the coach arrive in Sheffield?

Arrival stations

Coaches arrive in Sheffield at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Sheffield:

  • Meadowhall Interchange

  • Coach Station

  • Chesterfield Road South Bus Stop

Need a return trip from Sheffield to London?

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