Wakefield to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Cheapest

79

Average

79

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.

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07:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 09:08AMBirmingham New Street
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10:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 12:04PMBirmingham New Street
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08:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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09:29AMWakefield Westgate1h58 11:27AMBirmingham New Street
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09:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 11:08AMBirmingham New Street
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Train schedule from Wakefield to Birmingham

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06:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 08:08AMBirmingham New Street
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07:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 09:08AMBirmingham New Street
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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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09:29AMWakefield Westgate1h58 11:27AMBirmingham New Street
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10:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 12:04PMBirmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

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.

Fastest
10:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 12:04PMBirmingham New Street
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791One-way
Fastest
08:23AMWakefield Westgate1h41 10:04AMBirmingham New Street
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791One-way
07:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 09:08AMBirmingham New Street
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791One-way
09:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 11:08AMBirmingham New Street
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791One-way
06:23AMWakefield Westgate1h45 08:08AMBirmingham New Street
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791One-way

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Overview: Train from Wakefield to Birmingham

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, LNER or Northern Rail

Trains from Wakefield to Birmingham cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, LNER or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $37 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $63 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) from Wakefield to Birmingham trains

CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you to Birmingham from Wakefield from $37 (€35). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Northern Rail (3)

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

Book your CrossCountry Wakefield to Birmingham train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Wakefield to Birmingham routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Birmingham from Wakefield is 84 miles (136 km), and the best price for a one-way Wakefield - Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket starts at $37 (€35) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Train information from Wakefield to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 44 min
  • Average Price: $37
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company 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. 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. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

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

  • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Wakefield to Birmingham

Travel Tips: 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.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Birmingham from Wakefield for the next 7 days starting from $37 (€35)  one way.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Wakefield to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of $63 (€59)  one way.
The distance between Wakefield and Birmingham by train is approximately 84 miles (136 km).
On average the Wakefield to Birmingham train travel time is 1 h 41 min  for the 84 miles (136 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train to Birmingham from Wakefield, you can choose to depart from train stations like Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate. Your route can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wakefield Westgate   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, 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 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city center.

If you're looking for trains from Wakefield to Birmingham, you can rely on Cross Country, LNER or Northern Rail to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Wakefield to Birmingham route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 15 direct trains per day from Wakefield to Birmingham. You can look to travel with Cross Country  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 trip.
The average number of trains departing Wakefield for Birmingham is 18 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Wakefield to Birmingham leaves at 7: 23 AM. The last train departing from Wakefield to Birmingham leaves at 10: 53 PM. You can find the latest Wakefield to Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket from Wakefield to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $63 (€59) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Wakefield and Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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Public transit options for Wakefield Westgate
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stop (W9) in the short-stay car park.
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Public transit options for Wakefield Kirkgate
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off outside the station entrance.

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