Sheffield to Wakefield train

Cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Cheapest

6

Average

6

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.

Northern Rail
07:45PMSheffield0h39 08:24PMWakefield
0 transfers
61One-way
Northern Rail
05:15PMSheffield0h59 06:14PMWakefield
0 transfers
61One-way

Train schedule from Sheffield to Wakefield

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Northern Rail
05:15PMSheffield0h59 06:14PMWakefield
0 transfers
Northern Rail
07:45PMSheffield0h39 08:24PMWakefield
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Sheffield to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Fastest Journey

39 m

Average

49 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
07:45PMSheffield0h39 08:24PMWakefield
0 transfers
61One-way
Northern Rail
05:15PMSheffield0h59 06:14PMWakefield
0 transfers
61One-way

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Overview: Train from Sheffield to Wakefield

distanceDistance20 miles (33 km)
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$6 (€6)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Sheffield to Wakefield cover the 20 miles (33 km) long trip taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€6), but the average price of train tickets is $6 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) from Sheffield to Wakefield trains

Find the best trains to Wakefield from Sheffield with Omio's travel partners First TransPennine Express 3, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) from $6 (€6). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Northern Rail (3)
CrossCountry
First TransPennine Express 3

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 to Wakefield from Sheffield. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

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

  • Average Duration: 44 min
  • Average Price: $6
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 57 a day

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

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Sheffield to Wakefield on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Sheffield to Wakefield train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 20 miles (33 km) trip between Sheffield and Wakefield, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Sheffield and Wakefield in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Wakefield from Sheffield and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Sheffield to Wakefield with CrossCountry!

Train information from Sheffield to Wakefield with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 25 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Are you making plans to travel to Wakefield from Sheffield? Why not take a train with First TransPennine Express 3? Omio can show you current First TransPennine Express 3 train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Sheffield to Wakefield trains all in one place. On the First TransPennine Express 3 train, you can expect to travel 20 miles (33 km) to Wakefield from Sheffield. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Wakefield from Sheffield, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way First TransPennine Express 3 train to Wakefield from Sheffield, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Sheffield to Wakefield train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 40 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 12 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Wakefield.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Sheffield to Wakefield trains for as little as $6 (€6)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Sheffield to Wakefield train price to come in at an average of $6 (€6)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Sheffield to Wakefield by train to be approximately 20 miles (33 km).
The Sheffield to Wakefield train duration is on average 46 min, which is to be expected when traveling 20 miles (33 km) between Sheffield and Wakefield. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Sheffield   and arriving in Wakefield Westgate.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Sheffield and need to travel around 0.5 miles (764 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.

For the trip from Sheffield to Wakefield you can take a train with Northern Rail, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Sheffield to Wakefield on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Sheffield at 5: 02 AM. The last train leaves from Sheffield at 7: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Sheffield to Wakefield and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Sheffield and Wakefield to cost on average $6 (€6) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Sheffield to Wakefield train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Wakefield
The major railway station for departures from Sheffield is Sheffield. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Sheffield for your journey to Wakefield from Sheffield.
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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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