Wakefield to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
09:23PM1h55
Wakefield
11:18PMBirmingham
$461One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:23PM2h28
Wakefield
09:51PMBirmingham
$511One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:23AM1h56
Wakefield
10:19AMBirmingham
$541One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:23PM1h41
Wakefield
02:04PMBirmingham
$541One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:23PM2h25
Wakefield
03:48PMBirmingham
$971One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 16
Cross Country
08:23AM1h56
Wakefield
10:19AMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:26PM2h25
Wakefield
03:51PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:23PM1h55
Wakefield
11:18PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:23PM2h25
Wakefield
03:48PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:23PM2h28
Wakefield
09:51PMBirmingham
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Fastest Journey

1 h 41 m

Average

2 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

136 km

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

Cross Country
12:23PM1h41
Wakefield
02:04PMBirmingham
$541One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:23PM1h55
Wakefield
11:18PMBirmingham
$461One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:23AM1h56
Wakefield
10:19AMBirmingham
$541One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:26PM2h25
Wakefield
03:51PMBirmingham
$981One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
01:23PM2h25
Wakefield
03:48PMBirmingham
$971One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Wakefield to Birmingham

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$71 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Wakefield to Birmingham cover the 84 miles (136 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $38 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $71 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry and East Coast from Wakefield to Birmingham trains

Travel between Wakefield and Birmingham from $87 (€76) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and East Coast! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Wakefield to Birmingham. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Wakefield to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $87
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Trains from Wakefield to Birmingham

FAQs: Travel by train from Wakefield 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
Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham can start from as little as $38 (€33) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Wakefield to Birmingham is $71 (€62); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Wakefield to Birmingham train time is 1 h 41 min   covering the 84 mile (136 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Wakefield to Birmingham leaves at 5: 23 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Wakefield to Birmingham leaves at 9: 23 PM.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day from Wakefield to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the journey from Wakefield to Birmingham you can take a train with CrossCountry or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Birmingham from Wakefield on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 23 PM.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Wakefield Westgate, which is located around 0.5 miles (806 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from Wakefield is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 41 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Wakefield to Birmingham is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Wakefield and Birmingham including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Wakefield and Birmingham

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.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
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phone
Phone Number
+44 345 722 5333
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.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8002006060
Public transit options for Wakefield Kirkgate
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off outside the station entrance.
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Wakefield Westgate railway stationAccessibility
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