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Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$3

Average

$4

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.

The average ticket from Leeds to Wakefield will cost around $ 4 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 3.

London North Eastern Railway
09:15AMLeeds0h12 09:27AMWakefield
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$31One-way
Northern Rail
07:32AMLeeds0h30 08:02AMWakefield
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$41One-way
Northern Rail
08:32AMLeeds0h30 09:02AMWakefield
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$41One-way
Northern Rail
08:37AMLeeds0h18 08:55AMWakefield
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$41One-way

Train schedule from Leeds to Wakefield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, May 18
Northern Rail
07:32AMLeeds0h30 08:02AMWakefield
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Northern Rail
08:32AMLeeds0h30 09:02AMWakefield
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Northern Rail
08:37AMLeeds0h18 08:55AMWakefield
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London North Eastern Railway
09:15AMLeeds0h12 09:27AMWakefield
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May 18
$3London North Eastern Railway
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May 19
$4Northern Rail
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May 20
$3London North Eastern Railway
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May 21
$3London North Eastern Railway
$6Bus
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May 22
$3London North Eastern Railway
$6Bus
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May 23
$3London North Eastern Railway
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May 24
$4Northern Rail
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Fastest train times from Leeds to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

12 m

Average

22 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

13 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Leeds for Wakefield every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 13 km distance in an average of 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

London North Eastern Railway
09:15AMLeeds0h12 09:27AMWakefield
0 changes
$31One-way
Northern Rail
08:37AMLeeds0h18 08:55AMWakefield
0 changes
$41One-way
Northern Rail
08:32AMLeeds0h30 09:02AMWakefield
0 changes
$41One-way
Northern Rail
07:32AMLeeds0h30 08:02AMWakefield
0 changes
$41One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Wakefield

distanceDistance8 miles (13 km)
durationAverage train duration12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$3 (€3)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Leeds to Wakefield cover the 8 miles (13 km) long journey taking on average 12 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $3 (€3), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $3 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Leeds to Wakefield trains

CrossCountry trains will get you between Leeds and Wakefield from $3 (€3). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train between Leeds and Wakefield online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train between Leeds and Wakefield, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 8 miles (13 km) trip from Leeds to Wakefield 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 from Leeds to Wakefield, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry 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 CrossCountry Leeds to Wakefield train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Leeds to Wakefield train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 14 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

These are CrossCountry's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Leeds to Wakefield:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Wakefield.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains to Wakefield from Leeds?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Leeds to Wakefield to cost as little as $3 (€3)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train between Leeds and Wakefield?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leeds to Wakefield train to cost on average $3 (€3)  one way.

How far is Wakefield from Leeds by train?

The Leeds to Wakefield train distance is approximately 8 miles (13 km).

How many hours is the train time to Wakefield from Leeds?

While the time it takes to travel 8 miles (13 km) between Leeds and Wakefield can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Leeds to Wakefield train journey time is on average 12 min.

When traveling by train from Leeds to Wakefield, which train station in Leeds do I depart from and which train station in Wakefield do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Leeds and Wakefield, you can choose to depart from train stations like Leeds Railway Station and Leeds Fest Bus. Your journey can end in train stations such as Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Where is the Leeds train station located? Where is the Wakefield train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Leeds Railway Station, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of Leeds.

The most popular arrival train station, Wakefield Westgate, is located 0.3 miles (536 m) away from the city center of Wakefield.

What train companies go from Leeds to Wakefield?

For the best Leeds to Wakefield train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Leeds and Wakefield to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct trains from Leeds to Wakefield?

Yes, there are 50 direct trains per day from Leeds to Wakefield. You can look to travel with Northern Rail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

How many train services are there from Leeds to Wakefield a day?

The average number of trains departing Leeds for Wakefield is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Leeds to Wakefield? When is the last train from Leeds to Wakefield?

The earliest train departing from Leeds to Wakefield leaves at 4: 34 AM. The last train departing from Leeds to Wakefield leaves at 11: 02 PM. You can find the latest Leeds to Wakefield train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy Leeds to Wakefield train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Wakefield from Leeds within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $3 (€3) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Leeds to Wakefield a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
Wakefield
Leeds Railway Station is the most popular Leeds 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 Leeds for your trip to Wakefield.
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Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transit options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express