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 Travel Information 
article posted 15 Oct 2015

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 Travelling to Sheffield by Air 

With 4 international airports within less than an hour's drive, Sheffield is easy to reach from overseas destinations.

Manchester Airport
One of the UK's busiest, Manchester Airport has a regular direct rail service to Sheffield.

Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport
This airport is served by a number of European destinations with charter flight routes.

Leeds Bradford Airport 
Well served by European and long haul destinations, Robin Hood is well connected to Sheffield: you can reach it using a taxi service, or by bus to Leeds and then train to Sheffield.

Nottingham East Midlands
Receives routes from European and long haul destinations.   Sheffield can be reached by road using a taxi service, or you can take the airport shuttle to East Midlands Parkway and then take the train (operated by East Midlands Trains) to the centre of Sheffield.

To ensure your easy onward journey from your airport of choice, why not book your airport transfer in advance with one of the private hire taxi companies in Sheffield.   You can book

 City Taxis 

online or call them direct on 0114 2393939. Alternatively you can travel using 

 Travelling to Sheffield by Car 

University of Sheffield - Student's Union Building, Durham Road, Sheffield S10 2TG

There is Durham Road Q Park right behind the Students Union Bulding, obvisouly being City Centre based there is no free parking nearby.

 Travelling to Sheffield by Train 

Wherever you are travelling from you can book your Sheffield train tickets using East Midlands Trains.  If you are travelling from London, or on any routes operated by East Midlands Trains, you might find our 'special event tickets' a value-for-money travel option. To take advantage of this special offer, please download one of the forms by clicking a link below: if you are a UK-based delegate to the Centenary Conference, please click


If you are based overseas then you can download the appropriate form by clicking

Please note that these discounted tickets are not valid for travel at certain peak periods. So you cannot use them on East Midlands Mainline services scheduled to depart London St Pancras between 15:29 and 19:01, or on services scheduled to arrive in London before 11:00 on Monday to Friday. Full terms and conditions are set out on the forms.

The mainline station in Sheffield offers an impressive entry to the City, with fast direct links from London St Pancras International departing every 30 minutes from early morning to late at night.

Coming in from Europe?   The Eurostar link from Paris arrives at London St Pancras International - you can be in Sheffield in just 5 hours after leaving Paris.   The journey from London is now only 2hrs and 1mins , the service is operated by
East Midlands Trains
with both First and Standard Class seating available.   There are also hourly fast trains from Manchester City Centre and direct services from Manchester International airport.  

Sheffield is so easy to reach by train, whether you're travelling from North, South, East or West.  Take a look at the special offers from 
 TransPennine Express   
as a great starting point to planning your visit.