Wakefield to Croydon by train

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    20:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 35m
  • Distance
    274 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wakefield to Croydon by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Croydon take around 2 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 274 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Croydon.

1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Croydon?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Wakefield to Croydon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

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

The Wakefield to Croydon train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Croydon is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 05:18 and the last train is around 20:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 05:43, and the last at 20:58.

When to book Wakefield to Croydon 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 Wakefield to Croydon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Croydon?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Grand Central
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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.