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Wakefield to Manchester by train
Trains per day65
Avg. journey time1hr 33m
Travelling from Wakefield to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Wakefield to Manchester take around 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 54 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Manchester?
Journeys between Wakefield and Manchester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 70 departures on the route from Wakefield to Manchester 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 75 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Wakefield to Manchester?
The Wakefield to Manchester train travel time is normally about 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Wakefield to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 06:08 and the last train is around 00:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 06:08, and the last at 00:07.
What's the Wakefield to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Wakefield to Manchester are $13.65.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $18 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $23. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Wakefield to Manchester 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 Manchester by train.
Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Wakefield to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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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