Getting to Sheffield
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, has a regular direct rail service to Sheffield.
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport is served by a number of European destinations with charter flight routes.
Leeds Bradford Airport is also well served by European and long haul destinations. Sheffield can be reached by using a taxi service or 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 take the airport shuttle to East Midlands Parkway and take the train (operated by East Midlands Trains) to the centre of Sheffield
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 or at the services provided by Northern Rail as great starting points to planning your visit.
RA-UK actively encourage attendees to travel to the conference by train, as the venue is easily located on foot and we’d like to play our part in reducing traffic pollution in the city.
Sheffield is fantastically well connected for delegates travelling by car.
Sheffield's motorway link is the M1.
Exit the M1 at Junction 33 and take the "Sheffield A630" exit and follow signs to Sheffield City Centre.
Getting to Sheffield City Hall
Sheffield City Hall
The recommended parking for Sheffield City Hall is the Q Park on Rockingham Street/Portobello Street (S1 4NL). This is a short 5-minute walk from the venue and you are eligible for a discounted car parking ticket, £3.50 for 24 hours.
To receive this discount, drive and park at the Q Park on Rockingham Street and take a ticket on entry. Purchase a £3.50 discounted parking ticket from the Sheffield City Hall Box Office before the end of the day and take both tickets back to the pay station in the car park when you want to leave. Enter both tickets at the pay station in the car park and you will be given a ticket to exit with, without any further payment.
Sheffield City Hall has it's own tram stop on both Yellow (Meadowhall to Middlewood) and Blue (Halfway to Malin Bridge) routes. For more detailed information visit www.supertram.com
The City Hall lies on several bus routes. For details of the most suitable service from your area visit www.travelsouthyorkshire.com
Sheffield’s City Taxi’s operate with over 750 licensed private hire vehicles. Offering saloons, estates, lady drivers, executive cars and minibuses. To find out more visit www.sheffieldcitytaxis.com or call 0114 239 3939