Wakefield to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 17

Cheapest

11

Average

28

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.

Northern Rail
08:17AMWakefield2h11 10:28AMManchester
0 transfers
111One-way
Transpennine Express
07:36AMWakefield1h31 09:07AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way
Transpennine Express
08:48AMWakefield1h21 10:09AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way
Transpennine Express
07:17AMWakefield1h21 08:38AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way
First Transpennine Express
09:14AMWakefield1h24 10:38AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way

Train schedule from Wakefield to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17
Transpennine Express
07:17AMWakefield1h21 08:38AMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
07:36AMWakefield1h31 09:07AMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:14AMWakefield1h24 09:38AMManchester
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:17AMWakefield2h11 10:28AMManchester
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:48AMWakefield1h21 10:09AMManchester
0 transfers
First Transpennine Express
09:14AMWakefield1h24 10:38AMManchester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Wakefield to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 17

Fastest Journey

1 h 21 m

Average

1 h 32 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

54 km

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

Transpennine Express
08:48AMWakefield1h21 10:09AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way
Transpennine Express
07:17AMWakefield1h21 08:38AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way
First Transpennine Express
09:14AMWakefield1h24 10:38AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way
Transpennine Express
08:14AMWakefield1h24 09:38AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way
Transpennine Express
07:36AMWakefield1h31 09:07AMManchester
0 transfers
321One-way

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Overview: Train from Wakefield to Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Wakefield to Manchester cover the 33 miles (53 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 21 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Travel Tips: Trains from Wakefield to Manchester

Travel by train 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.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Wakefield and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $8 (€8)  one way.
The Wakefield to Manchester train ticket price is on average $26 (€23)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
The Wakefield to Manchester train distance is approximately 33 miles (53 km).
On average the Wakefield to Manchester train travel time is 1 h 21 min  for the 33 miles (53 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Wakefield train stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wakefield Westgate   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and travel around 0.3 miles (536 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Manchester.

When taking a train from Wakefield to Manchester, you can count on Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Wakefield to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Wakefield for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Wakefield at 7: 17 AM. The last train leaves from Wakefield at 9: 27 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Wakefield to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Wakefield to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $26 (€23) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Wakefield to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.

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