Sheffield station has regular services to and from major UK cities such as London, Leeds and Manchester. The station has a dedicated taxi rank and close to the station is the Sheffield Interchange for buses around the city (see below for more information).
One of the most common train routes taken is the TransPennine Express, the timetables of which can be found with this link:
Most buses from other cities in the UK arrive in one of two locations, the Sheffield Interchange or the Meadowhall Interchange.
From the Sheffield Interchange to cheaply find your way to the University it is recommended to take the 120 bus in the direct of Fulwood (do not get on a 120 bus heading towards Halfway). This is run by two companies, First and Stagecoach however both will take you to the Student's Union. The standard cost for a Student Single Ticket with a Student ID is £1.30 . A comprehensive timetable for the 120 can be found below or with this link: https://www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/timetables/sheffield/501.htm
From the Meadowhall there are several ways to the University, however the simplest is to take a Yellow tram into the city to Cathedral stop and walk along West Street to the University. Alternately you may want to take a train to the city station and then follow the instructions above. The timetable for the Yellow tram can be found here:
Sheffield is connected to several international airports, with regular trains from the London hub and Birmingham. Moreover, through the TransPennine Express train service, Sheffield has a direct link to Manchester Airport. Finally Sheffield has its own eponymous airport in the form of Doncaster Sheffield airport (formerly known as Robin Hood Airport). The X6 bus service links this airport to Sheffield and the time table can be found below or with this link:
You may require a visa to enter the UK. For more information here is the link to the UK Government's own website with details regarding the various Visa requirements:
For EU, EEA and Swiss citizens, there maintains no need for a visa to enter the UK on short trips until "at least 2021". Full UK Government travel guidance can be found here:
Below are some useful Bus & Tram routes you may use to travel in Sheffield