Birmingham to Wakefield train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Jul 04

Cheapest

43

Average

66

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
10:03AMBirmingham1h43 11:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
431One-way
Cross Country
08:03PMBirmingham2h15 10:18PMWakefield
0 transfers
431One-way
Cross Country
07:03AMBirmingham1h43 08:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
791One-way
Cross Country
11:12AMBirmingham2h34 01:46PMWakefield
0 transfers
821One-way
Cross Country
08:05AMBirmingham1h41 09:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
831One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Wakefield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 4
Cross Country
07:03AMBirmingham1h43 08:46AMWakefield
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Cross Country
08:05AMBirmingham1h41 09:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:03AMBirmingham1h43 11:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:12AMBirmingham2h34 01:46PMWakefield
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:03PMBirmingham2h15 10:18PMWakefield
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Jul 04

Fastest Journey

1 h 41 m

Average

1 h 59 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

136 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Wakefield every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:05AMBirmingham1h41 09:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
831One-way
Cross Country
10:03AMBirmingham1h43 11:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
431One-way
Cross Country
07:03AMBirmingham1h43 08:46AMWakefield
0 transfers
791One-way
Cross Country
08:03PMBirmingham2h15 10:18PMWakefield
0 transfers
431One-way
Cross Country
11:12AMBirmingham2h34 01:46PMWakefield
0 transfers
821One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Wakefield

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Wakefield cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $46 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $46 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Wakefield trains

For as little as $46 (€42) you can travel by train from Birmingham to Wakefield with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Wakefield from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Wakefield train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Birmingham and Wakefield, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Wakefield route. You can expect to travel around 84 miles (136 km) to Wakefield from Birmingham on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets from Birmingham to Wakefield starting as low as $46 (€42) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

Birmingham to Wakefield train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 49 min
  • Average Price: $46
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Wakefield

Travel by train to Wakefield easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Wakefield.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Wakefield from Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from $46 (€42)  one way.
The train price from Birmingham to Wakefield is on average $46 (€42)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Wakefield by train to be approximately 84 miles (136 km).
The train time between Birmingham and Wakefield is on average 1 h 42 min  for the 84 miles (136 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Wakefield from Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train to Wakefield from Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. Your journey can end in train stations such as Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Wakefield most often arrive at Wakefield Westgate and need to travel around 0.3 miles (536 m) from this train station to the city center.

Take the Birmingham to Wakefield train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Birmingham and Wakefield as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Wakefield is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Birmingham to Wakefield at 7: 03 AM   or take the last train from Birmingham to Wakefield leaving at 8: 03 PM. Look for the latest Birmingham to Wakefield train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Wakefield is on average $46 (€42) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Birmingham to Wakefield available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Wakefield
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Wakefield.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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