Edinburgh to Wakefield train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Cheapest

62

Average

71

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.

London North Eastern Railway
05:56AMEdinburgh3h35 09:31AMWakefield
0 transfers
621One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:00AMEdinburgh3h31 10:31AMWakefield
0 transfers
721One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh3h56 11:26AMWakefield
0 transfers
791One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Wakefield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, August 18
London North Eastern Railway
05:56AMEdinburgh3h35 09:31AMWakefield
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London North Eastern Railway
07:00AMEdinburgh3h31 10:31AMWakefield
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London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh3h56 11:26AMWakefield
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Fastest Journey

3 h 31 m

Average

3 h 40 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

275 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Wakefield every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
07:00AMEdinburgh3h31 10:31AMWakefield
0 transfers
721One-way
London North Eastern Railway
05:56AMEdinburgh3h35 09:31AMWakefield
0 transfers
621One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30AMEdinburgh3h56 11:26AMWakefield
0 transfers
791One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Wakefield

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Wakefield cover the 170 miles (274 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $49 (€45), but the average price of train tickets is $78 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Wakefield trains

Find the best trains from Edinburgh to Wakefield with Omio's travel partners First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry from $49 (€45). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

CrossCountry
First TransPennine Express 3

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train to Wakefield from Edinburgh for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Wakefield from Edinburgh. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 170 miles (274 km) on this trip and your CrossCountry Edinburgh to Wakefield train ticket can cost as little as $164 (€152) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Edinburgh to Wakefield in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Edinburgh to Wakefield with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 1 min
  • Average Price: $164
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your First TransPennine Express 3 train to Wakefield from Edinburgh online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest First TransPennine Express 3 train between Edinburgh and Wakefield, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 170 miles (274 km) route to Wakefield from Edinburgh as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Edinburgh and Wakefield, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 Edinburgh to Wakefield train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Edinburgh to Wakefield train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 11 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Wakefield.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Wakefield for the next 7 days starting from $49 (€45)  one way.
The Edinburgh to Wakefield train ticket price is on average $78 (€73)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Edinburgh and Wakefield by train to be approximately 170 miles (274 km).
While the time it takes to travel 170 miles (274 km) to Wakefield from Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Wakefield train journey time is on average 3 h 29 min.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Wakefield, you can end your trip in train stations like Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Wakefield Westgate   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) 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 Edinburgh to Wakefield train with London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Edinburgh and Wakefield as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Wakefield is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Edinburgh at 5: 56 AM. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 4: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Edinburgh to Wakefield and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains from Edinburgh to Wakefield to cost on average $78 (€73) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Wakefield train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Wakefield
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your trip to Wakefield.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate

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