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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

$12

Average

$16

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 Manchester to Wakefield will cost around $ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

Northern Rail
07:21AMManchester2h04 09:25AMWakefield
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$121One-way
Northern Rail
10:34AMManchester2h11 12:45PMWakefield
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$121One-way
Northern Rail
08:21AMManchester2h04 10:25AMWakefield
0 changes
$121One-way
Northern Rail
01:21PMManchester2h05 03:26PMWakefield
0 changes
$281One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Wakefield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, May 19
Northern Rail
07:21AMManchester2h04 09:25AMWakefield
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Northern Rail
08:21AMManchester2h04 10:25AMWakefield
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Northern Rail
10:34AMManchester2h11 12:45PMWakefield
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Northern Rail
01:21PMManchester2h05 03:26PMWakefield
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May 19
$12Northern Rail
$9Flixbus
Fri
May 20
$28Northern Rail
$10Flixbus
Sat
May 21
$12Northern Rail
$14Flixbus
Sun
May 22
$12Northern Rail
$10Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$12Northern Rail
$8Flixbus
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May 24
$12Northern Rail
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May 25
$12Northern Rail
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

2 h 4 m

Average

2 h 6 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

54 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Manchester 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 54 km distance in an average of 2 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 4 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 11 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.

Northern Rail
08:21AMManchester2h04 10:25AMWakefield
0 changes
$121One-way
Northern Rail
07:21AMManchester2h04 09:25AMWakefield
0 changes
$121One-way
Northern Rail
01:21PMManchester2h05 03:26PMWakefield
0 changes
$281One-way
Northern Rail
10:34AMManchester2h11 12:45PMWakefield
0 changes
$121One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Wakefield

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Wakefield cover the 33 miles (53 km) long journey taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $12 (€11), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

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FAQs

How much are cheap trains between Manchester and Wakefield?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to Wakefield trains for as little as $12 (€11)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket to Wakefield from Manchester?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $12 (€11)  for a train ticket between Manchester and Wakefield.

How many miles is it from Manchester to Wakefield by train?

The distance from Manchester to Wakefield by train is approximately 33 miles (53 km).

How long is the train to Wakefield from Manchester?

The Manchester to Wakefield train duration is on average 2 h, which is to be expected when traveling 33 miles (53 km) to Wakefield from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What station does the train from Manchester to Wakefield depart from? Which Wakefield train station do I come into from Manchester?

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When you arrive in Wakefield, your train can arrive in train stations including Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Wakefield Westgate.

Where is the train station in Manchester? Where is the train station in Wakefield?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Wakefield, called Wakefield Westgate, is located around 0.3 miles (536 m) away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service between Manchester and Wakefield?

For the best Manchester to Wakefield train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Manchester and Wakefield to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there to Wakefield from Manchester?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Wakefield. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester to Wakefield?

The earliest train for this route departs from Manchester at 7: 21 AM. The last train leaves from Manchester at 7: 58 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Wakefield and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy train tickets from Manchester to Wakefield to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Manchester to Wakefield within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€11) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Wakefield a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Wakefield
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Wakefield.
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Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales