Sheffield to Wakefield train

Wed, Jul 24
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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Sheffield to Wakefield is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Northern Rail
05:28AM0h47
Sheffield
06:15AMWakefield
$61One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
06:02AM0h47
Sheffield
06:49AMWakefield
$71One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Sheffield to Wakefield

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
Northern Rail
05:28AM0h47
Sheffield
06:15AMWakefield
0 transfers
Northern Rail
06:02AM0h47
Sheffield
06:49AMWakefield
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Sheffield to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

47 m

Average

47 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

33 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Sheffield for Wakefield every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
05:28AM0h47
Sheffield
06:15AMWakefield
$61One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
06:02AM0h47
Sheffield
06:49AMWakefield
$71One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Wakefield

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
durationAverage train duration25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3) or CrossCountry

Trains from Sheffield to Wakefield cover the 20 miles (33 km) long route taking on average 25 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3) or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $9 (€7), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $4 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and first_transpennine_express from Sheffield to Wakefield trains

You can travel by train between Sheffield and Wakefield with Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and first_transpennine_express for as low as $4 (€3). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Sheffield and Wakefield. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Sheffield to Wakefield train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $4
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 19 a day

FAQs: Trains from Sheffield to Wakefield

FAQs: Travel by train from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Wakefield.
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Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Wakefield can start from as little as $4 (€3) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Sheffield to Wakefield is $9 (€7); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Sheffield to Wakefield train time is 25 min   covering the 20 mile (33 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Sheffield to Wakefield leaves at 5: 02 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Sheffield to Wakefield leaves at 10: 15 PM.
Yes, there are 19 direct trains a day from Sheffield to Wakefield with Northern Rail (3) or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Sheffield to Wakefield train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail (3) or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Wakefield from Sheffield to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 15 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Sheffield, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Wakefield Westgate, located 0.5 miles (806 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Wakefield from Sheffield is worth doing with a journey time of 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Sheffield to Wakefield by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Sheffield and Wakefield including taking a bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Sheffield and Wakefield

Sheffield
Wakefield
Sheffield is the most popular Sheffield 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 Sheffield for your trip to Wakefield.
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Public transit options for Sheffield
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E5 or E6 in the Bus station.

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