Wakefield to Liverpool by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 46m
  • Distance
    102 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wakefield to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Liverpool take around 1 hour and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 102 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Liverpool?

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

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Wakefield to Liverpool 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 66 departures.

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

The Wakefield to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 06:08 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 06:13, and the last at 00:07.

When to book Wakefield to Liverpool 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 Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Liverpool?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • 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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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.