Getting Around - Kelham Island is easy to access whether by foot, public transport or car

By Tram

The Supertram is one of the most convenient ways to get around Sheffield. It runs from Meadowhall, through the city centre to Shalesmoor, just a short walk to Kelham Island and Neepsend (The Wellington is just around the corner if you fancy a pint first). 

A single journey costs £1.80.

The Supertram also runs from the train station and takes just 12 minutes to Shalesmoor.


Visit their website for full details.

By Taxi

Getting a taxi in Sheffield is quick and easy.

Book your City Taxi:


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Call 01142 39 39 39

By Foot

Kelham Island is just a 10-15 minute walk from the city centre and once you're at Kelham Island it's no more than a 10 minute stroll through the art-filled streets to the other half of the neighbourhood - Neepsend.

Walking really is the best way to experience the area... take a steady stroll and soak in the art and history. There are loads of great photo opportunities, just make sure you keep your eyes peeled.

By Bus

There's plenty of options when it comes to catching a bus to Kelham Island, especially from the city centre. A single journey costs around £2.


You can catch 7, 8, 8a, 35, 57, 61, 62, 81, 82, 85 and 86 which stop either down Mowbray Street or on Shalesmoor. 

Click here to plan your journey.

By Train

Sheffield Train Station is a central hub for the north of England. Whether you're coming from London, Edinbrugh, Norwich, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester... you'll be able to get a direct train to Sheffield. 


There's two easy ways to get from the train station:

Supertam - 12 minutes from the train station the Shalesmoor tram stop

Taxi - Less than 10 minutes (depending on traffic) from the train station to Kelham Island. Book from here for a discounted rate with City Taxis

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The original guide to Kelham Island, Neepsend & Shalesmoore, Sheffield. Working with KINCA to support our community

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