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Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
09:14AM5h05
Wakefield
02:19PMEdinburgh
$631One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:35AM4h40
Wakefield
02:15PMEdinburgh
$671One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:47AM3h17
Wakefield
01:04PMEdinburgh
$861One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:29AM3h45
Wakefield
12:14PMEdinburgh
$1201One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Wakefield to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26
London North Eastern Railway
08:29AM3h45
Wakefield
12:14PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:47AM3h17
Wakefield
01:04PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:14AM5h05
Wakefield
02:19PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:35AM4h40
Wakefield
02:15PMEdinburgh
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Wakefield to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

4 h 11 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

275 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Wakefield for Edinburgh every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:47AM3h17
Wakefield
01:04PMEdinburgh
$861One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
08:29AM3h45
Wakefield
12:14PMEdinburgh
$1201One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
09:35AM4h40
Wakefield
02:15PMEdinburgh
$671One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:14AM5h05
Wakefield
02:19PMEdinburgh
$631One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Wakefield to Edinburgh

distanceDistance170 miles (274 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Wakefield to Edinburgh cover the 170 miles (274 km) long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $76 (€67), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $55 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: CrossCountry, East Coast and Virgin Trains from Wakefield to Edinburgh trains

You can travel by train between Wakefield and Edinburgh with CrossCountry, East Coast and Virgin Trains for as low as $55 (€48). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Wakefield and Edinburgh. 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.

Train information from Wakefield to Edinburgh with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: $86
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Trains from Wakefield to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Wakefield to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Edinburgh can start from as little as $55 (€48) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Wakefield to Edinburgh is $76 (€67); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Edinburgh from Wakefield is on average 3 h 17 min   for the 170 mile (274 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Wakefield and Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Wakefield to Edinburgh leaves at 5: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Wakefield to Edinburgh leaves at 11: 14 AM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Wakefield to Edinburgh without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 10 direct trains from Wakefield to Edinburgh each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from Wakefield to Edinburgh you can take a train with CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Edinburgh from Wakefield on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Wakefield, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Wakefield Westgate, Wakefield Kirkgate and Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield Kirkgate. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

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 Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Wakefield is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Wakefield to Edinburgh is December.
You have options as you can travel from Wakefield to Edinburgh 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Wakefield and Edinburgh

Wakefield
Edinburgh
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 Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
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.
Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield KirkgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Wakefield Westgate railway stationAccessibility
Amenities at station
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