Oxford to Wakefield by train

  • First train
    06:38
  • Last train
    23:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 6m
  • Distance
    215 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 51m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Oxford to Wakefield by train

Fast trains from Oxford to Wakefield take around 3 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Wakefield.

1. Are there direct trains from Oxford to Wakefield?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Oxford 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 39 departures.

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

The Oxford to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 06:38 and the last train is around 23:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 06:39, and the last at 20:39.

When to book Oxford 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 Oxford to Wakefield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Oxford and Wakefield?

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

  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Grand Central
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Wakefield to Oxford by train

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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.