The hosting city of the XXIX EWGLA Meeting is Sheffield, in South Yorkshire (UK). Further information on how to get there by plane and by train can be found below.

By plane

The nearest airport served directly by train from Sheffield is Manchester (MAN). The driving time from this airport to the city centre is 1 hour 20 minutes. The city centre can be reached also:

  • by train: the journey takes 1 hour and 15 minutes. The train station is located at the heart of the airport campus. Trains from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly station in the city centre take around 20 minutes. They run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week, through train operators TransPennine Express and Northern Rail. From Manchester Piccadilly you can arrive directly to Sheffield Train station. Train tickets can be booked in advance here at very convenient prices (around £12).
  • by coach: depending on the gaps between transfers, journeys can take as little as 2 hours, but also 4 hours. The coach services operate daily from the Manchester Airport Station and will take you either to Pond Street Coach Station (Sheffield Interchange) or to Meadowhall – Bus Stop/Station in Sheffield. Tickets cost between £11 and £15 and can be booked here.

There is a number of airports within close proximity to Sheffield. Valuable options are Birmingham Airport, East Midlands Airport, Humberside Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, London Airports.
Further details on the journey times from each of these airports by public transport or driving are provided on this page.

By train

Due to its central location, Sheffield is very well connected to other cities and regions by rail – London can be reached in two hours, Manchester in 53 minutes and Leeds in 45 minutes.

The city is also served by two coach operators connecting Sheffield to major destinations. Coaches can be caught from Sheffield Interchange or from Meadowhall Interchange which is a short tram, train or bus ride away.

Further details can be found on this page.