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Retford to Wakefield by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    55 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Retford to Wakefield by train

Fast trains from Retford to Wakefield take around 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 55 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Retford and Wakefield.

1. Are there direct trains from Retford to Wakefield?

Direct trains from Retford to Wakefield have been found.

We usually find around 11 direct trains on the route from Retford to Wakefield every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Retford to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Retford around 06:56 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Retford around 06:56, and the last at 23:34.

When to book Retford 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 Retford to Wakefield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Retford and Wakefield?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway

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.