Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Dec 7

Cheapest

$93

Average

$93

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 Wakefield to Birmingham will cost around $ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 93.

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08:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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$931One-way
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12:23PMWakefield Westgate1h41 02:04PMBirmingham New Street
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11:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 01:08PMBirmingham New Street
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10:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 12:04PMBirmingham New Street
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11:28AMWakefield Westgate1h59 01:27PMBirmingham New Street
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$931One-way

Train schedule from Wakefield to Birmingham

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08:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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09:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 11:08AMBirmingham New Street
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10:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 12:04PMBirmingham New Street
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11:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 01:08PMBirmingham New Street
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11:28AMWakefield Westgate1h59 01:27PMBirmingham New Street
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12:23PMWakefield Westgate1h41 02:04PMBirmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Dec 7

Fastest Journey

1 h 41 m

Average

1 h 45 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

136 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Wakefield for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 136 km distance in an average of 1 h 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 59 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.

Fastest
08:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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$931One-way
Fastest
12:23PMWakefield Westgate1h41 02:04PMBirmingham New Street
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$931One-way
Fastest
10:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 12:04PMBirmingham New Street
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$931One-way
11:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 01:08PMBirmingham New Street
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$931One-way
09:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 11:08AMBirmingham New Street
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$931One-way

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Train Information between Wakefield and Birmingham

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$90 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Wakefield to Birmingham cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $90 (€75), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $86 (€72). Travelers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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Travel with CrossCountry between Wakefield and Birmingham

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between Wakefield and Birmingham from $86 (€72) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

CrossCountry

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets between Wakefield and Birmingham, check out Omio! With one-way Wakefield to Birmingham train ticket prices starting as low as $86 (€72) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Birmingham from Wakefield by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train schedules and tickets for this 84 miles (136 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Wakefield to Birmingham on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Wakefield to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

CrossCountry's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Wakefield to Birmingham are the following:

  • 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 Wakefield to Birmingham
Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Wakefield to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Wakefield and Birmingham cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Wakefield to Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from $86 (€72)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket from Wakefield to Birmingham?
The train price to Birmingham from Wakefield is on average $90 (€75)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Wakefield and Birmingham by train?
The train distance from Wakefield to Birmingham is around 84 miles (136 km).
What is the Wakefield to Birmingham train travel time?
The train time between Wakefield and Birmingham is on average 1 h 45 min  for the 84 miles (136 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Wakefield to Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Wakefield goes to Birmingham? What train station do I come into Birmingham from Wakefield?

When departing from Wakefield, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in train stations like Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers book a train from Wakefield Westgate   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Wakefield train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Wakefield Westgate, located approximately 0.3 miles (536 m) from the city center of Wakefield. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from its city center.

What train companies go from Wakefield to Birmingham?
When taking a train from Wakefield to Birmingham, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Wakefield and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there between Wakefield and Birmingham a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Wakefield to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Wakefield and Birmingham for 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 journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $90 (€75) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Wakefield to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Wakefield
Birmingham
Wakefield Westgate is the most popular Wakefield 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 Wakefield for your trip to Birmingham.