Wakefield to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Northern Rail
08:55AM2h07
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
11:02AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$141One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:48AM1h23
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
10:11AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:23AM1h27
Wakefield Kirkgate (WKK)
09:50AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:03AM1h22
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
09:25AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:16AM1h20
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
09:36AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Wakefield to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 20
Transpennine Express
08:03AM1h22
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
09:25AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:16AM1h20
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
09:36AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:23AM1h27
Wakefield Kirkgate (WKK)
09:50AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:48AM1h23
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
10:11AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
08:55AM2h07
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
11:02AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Wakefield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 20 m

Average

1 h 31 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

54 km

It's difficult to get from Wakefield to Manchester without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:16AM1h20
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
09:36AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:03AM1h22
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
09:25AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:48AM1h23
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
10:11AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:23AM1h27
Wakefield Kirkgate (WKK)
09:50AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Northern Rail
08:55AM2h07
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
11:02AMManchester Victoria (MCV)
$141One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Wakefield to Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$14 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Wakefield to Manchester cover the 33 miles (53 km) long route taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $7 (€6), but the average price of train tickets is $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and East Coast from Wakefield to Manchester trains

You can travel by train between Wakefield and Manchester with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) and East Coast for as low as $26 (€23). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

TransPennine Express from Wakefield to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: $37

FAQs: Trains from Wakefield to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from Wakefield to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Manchester can start from as little as $7 (€6) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Wakefield to Manchester is $14 (€12); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Wakefield to Manchester is on average 1 h 22 min   for the 33 mile (53 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Wakefield and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Wakefield to Manchester leaves at 5: 13 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Wakefield to Manchester leaves at 10: 13 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Wakefield to Manchester which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Wakefield to Manchester, you can count on TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry or East Coast for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Wakefield to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 13 PM.

When departing from Wakefield, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Wakefield Westgate, Wakefield Kirkgate and Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield Kirkgate. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

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 Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Wakefield is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 22 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Wakefield to Manchester by train is May.
You have options as you can travel between Wakefield and Manchester 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Wakefield and Manchester

Wakefield
Manchester
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 Manchester.
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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