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Travelling from Sheffield to Ely by train

The following page is designed to provide you all the information you need to book your train journey from Sheffield to Ely.

The time of the journey by train from Sheffield to Ely is on average 2 hours 43 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 2 hours 19 minutes.

Trains to Ely from Sheffield run up to 2 times per hour. The first train from Sheffield to Ely is [route:first_train and the last train time is 20:29.

Sheffield to Ely by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 2h 43m
Fastest journey time: 2h 19m
First train: 04:58
Last train: 20:29
Origin station Sheffield station
Destination station Ely station

How to get cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Ely

For cheaper rail tickets and a choice of quieter trains, we recommend avoiding peak travelling times. Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are great value and you can buy them just before you board the train. Our app is the best way to buy last minute rail tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Rail 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.

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. Season ticket holders save money if you’re travelling on the same train route 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 family from Sheffield to Ely, you can save money on the cost of your train fare by exploring our Family and Friends Railcard. You could benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids. Please visit our Family and Friends Railcard page for more information.

Travelling as a group from Sheffield to Ely by train? Check out our range of group tickets to secure cheap rail travel. There are a range of options to suit a variety of group sizes. Head over to our group train tickets page for more information.

To see more ways on how to save money on UK train travel, head over to our cheap train tickets guide.

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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.

Sheffield to Ely - train ticket options and costs

At EMR, we strive to offer a range of flexible and affordable train ticket options for those travelling between Sheffield and Ely.

Advance tickets

Perfect for rail travellers looking to book ahead, Advance tickets help you save money when booking up to 12 weeks in advance. Simply choose the date, time, and route that best suits you and save up to 60%. Advance tickets are often cheaper the further in advance you book them, helping keep the cost of holidays and business trips from Sheffield to Ely low. 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

Want to avoid the hustle and bustle of rush hour? Make the most of our Super Off Peak and Off Peak rail tickets. A common favourite for travellers looking to keep the costs of their train travel down, these tickets are available when travelling along certain routes and outside of typical peak hours. Exact peak hours vary, you can find out if your trip is eligible for a Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets for Sheffield to Elyvia our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel where you want, when you want, with our flexible Anytime tickets. Hop on, hop off, and enjoy a hassle-free journey at your convenience. Anytime tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

Typically, this depends on when and where you are travelling from. For one-off journeys, our website will provide multiple options so you can choose the cheapest or most convenient rail tickets for your journey from Sheffield to Ely. If you’re looking to travel regularly, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value.

Journey information from Sheffield to Ely

How much is a train ticket from Sheffield to Ely?

Take the train from Sheffield to Ely from just £26 one-way when you book in advancePlan your journey online to see the cheapest train ticket prices to Ely for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Sheffield and Ely?

The fastest train between Sheffield and Ely is 2 hours 19 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the rail quickest journeys.

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

The average journey time by train from Sheffield to Ely takes 2 hours 43 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 Sheffield to Ely?

There are up to 46 trains per day from Sheffield to Ely.

Are there any direct trains from Sheffield to Ely?

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

What time is the first train from Sheffield to Ely?

The first train leaves at 04:58 from Sheffield to Ely. 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 Sheffield to Ely?

The last train from Sheffield to Ely leaves at 20:29.

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

Booking your rail tickets from Sheffield to Ely 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.

What is the difference between first class and standard class on trains between Sheffield to Ely?

First Class tickets on trains between Sheffield to Ely typically offer larger, more spacious seats, quieter carriages, access to on-board refreshments and other amenities compared to Standard Class .

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

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Sheffield and Ely. 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.

Sheffield

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Taxi-rank

Ely

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
  • Wifi
  • Seated area available