March 24, 2013

Travel

Sheffield is very easy to get to. With Manchester Airport at just over one hour’s distance, and NationalExpress and Train services providing regular services, you can rest assured that your journey to South Yorkshire will be nothing short of easyness and relaxation! Your Travel Guide for SheffMUN 2016.

International Participants

For participants coming by airplane.

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is served daily by flights connecting it with most domestic and European destinations. National services such as British Airways, as well as “low-cost” companies such as Ryanair and Easyjet provide regular services to Manchester Airport.

Once at the airport…

A train service connects the airport’s terminals with Sheffield Train Station, making your transfer from the airport to Sheffield as easy as it could possibly be! A one-way ticket from the airport to Sheffield is usually £8 per person if booked online, services run with an average frequency of one train per hour.

London Airports

London Airports (GatwickHeathrow, Luton and Stansted) are served daily by flights connecting London with domestic, European and non-European destinations. Nearly all airlines provide connections to and from London, including “low-cost” companies such as Ryanair and Easyjet.

Once at the airport…

All airports are connected to London via coach services (NationalExpress, usually to London Victoria Coach Station) and train services (Gatwick Express, Heathrow Express, Luton Express and Stansted Express, usually to London Victoria or London King’s Cross St. Pancres). In addition, London Heathrow is also connected via “tube”. Prices vary depending on the airport, time of arrival and mean of transport chosen. (In average, NationalExpress is less expensive than train services, although takes longer to get to London)*

Other UK Airports

Nearly all UK airports are served by NationalExpress and Train services. Please contact us if you need specific assistance on how to get from another airport to Sheffield.

For participants coming by train.

EuroStar trains connect London King’s Cross St. Pancras with many European destinations.*

For participants coming by coach.

EuroLines connect London Victoria Coach Station with many European destinations.*

Travel Within the UK

NationalExpress, Megabus and Train services provide frequent connections to Sheffield. Please contact us if you require further assistance in planning your travel to Sheffield.

From London to Sheffield

Once in London, coach services provided by NationalExpress connect London Victoria Coach Station with Sheffield Interchange. Services usually run from 6AM to 11PM with on average one service per hour, and prices ranging from £5 to £25 per person. The average journey takes between 3.5 and 4.5 hours.

Moreover, trains services to Sheffield Train Station are available from King’s Cross St. Pancras, usually taking between 2 and 3.5 hours, price vary between £25 and £30 per person and run from 5/6AM to 11PM/12AM.

Megabus coach services connect London to Sheffield Meadowhall with prices as low as £4 per person, often including overnight trips as well. However, please notice that an additional local bus from Sheffield Meadowhall to Sheffield Centre will be needed. You can also take a short bus or tram journey.

British Airways connects London Heathrow with Manchester Airport, with several flights a day and prices on average being £40 per person. The trip takes about 40 minutes to 1 hour.