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Rotherham to Wakefield by train

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    29 kilometres
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Travelling from Rotherham to Wakefield by train

Fast trains from Rotherham to Wakefield take around 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 29 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotherham and Wakefield.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotherham to Wakefield?

Direct trains from Rotherham to Wakefield have been found.

We usually find around 18 direct trains on the route from Rotherham to Wakefield every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

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

The Rotherham to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Rotherham around 05:28 and the last train is around 21:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotherham around 06:40, and the last at 22:37.

When to book Rotherham 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 Rotherham to Wakefield by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotherham and Wakefield?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.