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Hitchin to Wakefield by train

  • First train
    06:34
  • Last train
    21:50
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 49m
  • Distance
    210 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 5m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Hitchin to Wakefield by train

Fast trains from Hitchin to Wakefield take around 1 hour and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 210 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hitchin and Wakefield.

1. Are there direct trains from Hitchin to Wakefield?

Journeys between Hitchin and Wakefield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Hitchin to Wakefield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Hitchin to Wakefield?

The Hitchin to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hitchin to Wakefield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Hitchin around 06:33 and the last train is around 21:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hitchin around 06:50, and the last at 21:50.

When to book Hitchin to Wakefield train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Hitchin to Wakefield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hitchin and Wakefield?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hitchin to Wakefield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.