How to Reach Sheffield
The Easiest Way to Reach Sheffield
By Air: The closest international airport to Sheffield is Doncaster Sheffield Airport, which is located 18 miles (29 km) from the city centre.
- BH Air: Burgas
- FlyBe: Belfast City, Jersey
- Ryanair: Girona, Tenerife South
- OnurAir: Dalaman
- Thomas Cook: Palma, Tunisia (Enfidha), Turkey (Antalya and Dalaman)
- Thomson Airways: Alicante, Bulgaria (Bourgas), Bulgaria (Varna), Corfu, Cyprus (Larnaca), Cyprus (Paphos), Faro, Gerona, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Jersey, Malaga. Malta, Menorca, Naples, Palma, Prague, Reus, Rhodes, Salzburg, Tenerife, Tunisia, Turin, Turkey (Bodrum), Turkey (Dalaman), Verona, Zakynthos.
- WizzAir: Warsaw, GdaÅ„sk, Katowice, PoznaÅ„, Vilnius, WrocÅ‚aw
By Train: Major railway routes through Sheffield railway station include the Midland Main Line, which links the city to London via the East Midlands, the Cross Country Route which links the East of Scotland and Northeast of England with the West Midlands and the Southwest, and the lines linking Liverpool and Manchester with Hull and East Anglia.
By Boat: The Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation (S&SY) is a system of navigable inland waterways (canals and canalised rivers) in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
By Car: Sheffield travel is made easier by the national motorway network via the M1 and M18 motorways. The Sheffield Parkway connects the city centre with the motorways.
By Bus: Coach services running through Sheffield are operated by National Express and to a lesser extent Megabus, part of the Stagecoach Group. National Express services call at Sheffield Interchange, Meadowhall Interchange and Meadowhead Bus Stop. Megabus services only call at Meadowhall. National Express services 564, 560, 350, 320, 310 and 240 call at Sheffield, as do others on a less frequent basis.
By Tram: The Stagecoach Supertram is a modern tram network with three lines that serve North-Western (University of Sheffield, Hillsborough, Malin Bridge and Middlewood), South-Eastern (Crystal Peaks, Hackenthorope and Halfway) and north-eastern (Attercliffe, Don Valley Stadium/Arena and Meadowhall) suburbs of the city. It’s the backbone of Sheffield tourism. Services run from just before 6am until around midnight (Mon-Sat) and from around 7:30 am until just before midnight (Sunday).
By Bus: Buses are almost exclusively operated by the large public transit operators First Group and Stagecoach. They generally run every 10-20 minutes during the day, and every 20–60 minutes in the evening. A network of twelve 'Overground' bus routes is offered by First, with a high frequency of service (less than every ten minutes through the day) Buses are generally reliable if rather expensive. It is advisable to arrive a few minutes before the bus is scheduled to depart.
By Train: There is a decent network of suburban rail services serving the Sheffield City region, all of which depart from Sheffield station.
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Modes of Transportation in Sheffield
Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Sheffield. The most preferred mode of transport in Sheffield is Walking.
Average distance: 3.54 km Average time: 19.75 min
Walking 55.56%Walking 15.6 min Driving 2 min Overall average time for 2.47 kms 17.6 min
Car 11.11%Driving 15 min Overall average time for 4.83 kms 15 min
Bus/Trolleybus 22.22%Bus 15.5 min Waiting 7.5 min Walking 4.5 min Overall average time for 5.58 kms 27.5 min
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