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Travelling from Derby to Sheffield by train

Book your train journey from Derby to Sheffield with East Midlands Railway, find out more about the journey and answers to all your questions below:

The time of the journey by train from Derby to Sheffield is on average 34 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 27 minutes.

Trains to Sheffield from Derby run up to 3 times per hour. The first train from Derby to Sheffield in a morning is 04:47 and the last train time is 00:22.

Derby to Sheffield by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 34m
Fastest journey time: 27m
First train: 04:47
Last train: 00:22
Origin station Derby station
Destination station Sheffield station

How to get cheap train tickets from Derby to Sheffield

Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are a great way to get cheap train tickets and save money on your journey from Derby to Sheffield if you don't need to travel at rush hour, and can be bought just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Our tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

If you want to save even more on your rail journeys you could save up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Our Railcards page has more information on all railcard options.

Regular travellers can save with a Season ticket if they travel on the same train route from Derby to Sheffield at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.

If you’re travelling as a group from Derby to Sheffield, why not check out our group tickets. We have a wide range of options to suit a variety of group sizes, whether travelling with your colleagues or a group of students. Visit our group train tickets page for further information.

If you’re travelling with your family from Derby to Sheffield, you can save money on the cost of your train tickets with a Family and Friends Railcard. To see how you can benefit benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids, head over to our Family and Friends Railcard page.

Looking for even more ways to save money on UK rail travel? Head over to our cheap train tickets guide for more information.

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Route Timetables

Find your PDF timetable(s) below for train services between to . This will give you detailed information about the to train route, where the trains stop, a full list of service times along with other useful information.

Travelling from Derby to Sheffield - what type of train tickets are on offer?

Travel by train from Derby to Sheffield in comfort and ease with a flexible range of tickets, each created to help you find the best option for your rail journey.

Advance tickets

Save money travelling from Derby to Sheffield when you book your rail tickets up to 12 weeks ahead of your departure. Typically, the earlier ahead you book the more you save. The Advance ticket type is often the go-to for pre-planned train journeys to Sheffield. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance train tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Go from Derby to Sheffield and save on every mile with our Off Peak and Super Off Peak train tickets. Available on specified train routes outside of peak hours, these tickets are perfect for those that can be a bit more flexible with when they leave Derby. Off Peak rail travel varies depending on route and location, so please check on our website, mobile app or from our ticket offices for eligibility. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel at peak times, in the afternoon, or late evening with an Anytime train ticket. You can purchase your own Anytime ticket at, well, anytime. Fancy a spontaneous trip to Sheffield? Then the Anytime rail ticket is here to get you there. Either grab a digital copy via our website and mobile app or pick up a paper version from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

If you’re a more frequent rail traveller, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value. If you don’t travel via train very often, our online journey planner will provide multiple options for your journey from Derby to Sheffield, so you can choose the cheapest or best option for you.

Journey information from Derby to Sheffield

How much is a train ticket from Derby to Sheffield?

Take the train from Derby to Sheffield from just £3.50 one-way when you book in advancePlan your journey online to see the cheapest train ticket prices to Sheffield for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Derby and Sheffield?

The fastest train between Derby and Sheffield is 27 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the rail quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Derby to Sheffield by train?

The average journey time by train from Derby to Sheffield takes 34 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a train timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Derby to Sheffield?

There are up to 60 trains per day from Derby to Sheffield.

Are there any direct trains from Derby to Sheffield?

Yes, you can travel from Derby to Sheffield without changing trains. Find direct trains to Sheffield with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Derby to Sheffield?

The first train leaves at 04:47 from Derby to Sheffield. Buy your train tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day. Please note that train times and services may vary during weekends and Bank Holidays.

What time is the last train from Derby to Sheffield?

The last train from Derby to Sheffield leaves at 00:22.

When should you book your train tickets from Derby to Sheffield?

Booking your rail tickets from Derby to Sheffield in advance is recommended if you are looking to secure the best price. You can book advance train tickets from up to 12 weeks ahead of your journey.

Can I book assistance for my train journey from Derby to Sheffield?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Derby and Sheffield. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

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