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Escape the city and explore the great South Yorkshire outdoors by taking a train from Sheffield to Barnsley. A historic glassmaking and coal-mining hub, Barnsley now boasts much to do and see whether you’re travelling as a couple, family or group of friends. From the town centre’s independent shopping scene to the rolling Peak District minutes away, plan your day out to the last detail with live train times from Sheffield to Barnsley. You can also book your tickets ready for travel through our website for the best price and maximum convenience guaranteed.

Journey information from Sheffield to Barnsley

  • How long is the average journey duration from Sheffield to Barnsley? 0 hours 24 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Sheffield to Barnsley? 0 hours 20 minutes
  • When is the first train from Sheffield to Barnsley? 05:18
  • When is the last train from Sheffield to Barnsley? 23:18
  • How many services run for Sheffield to Barnsley today? 70

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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