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Manchester to Wakefield by train
Trains per day97
Avg. journey time1hr 33m
Travelling from Manchester to Wakefield by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Wakefield take around 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 54 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Wakefield.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Wakefield?
Journeys between Manchester and Wakefield usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 93 departures on the route from Manchester to Wakefield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 107 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Wakefield?
The Manchester to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Wakefield train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:36 and the last train is around 00:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:36, and the last at 00:55.
What's the Manchester to Wakefield train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Wakefield are $16.06.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $16 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $20. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Wakefield by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester and Wakefield?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Wakefield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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