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Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate by train

First train

07:20

Last train

08:20

Departure station

Aberdeen

Arrival station

Wakefield Westgate

Journey time

From 6h 2m

Distance

240 miles (387 km)

Frequency

2 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train operators

CrossCountry

How to travel from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate? Look no further.

You'll usually find 2 trains per day running between Aberdeen and Wakefield Westgate, which usually take 6 hours 2 minutes to complete the 240 miles (387 km) journey. It can take as little as 6 hours 2 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. CrossCountry trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Wakefield Westgate.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we'll show you how much you can save on train tickets from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate if you book in advance. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard can also help you save.

Keen to book your train tickets to Wakefield Westgate? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable with live train times above, and tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs further down the page.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate take?

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Wakefield Westgate is 6 hours and 2 minutes, with around 2 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Aberdeen and Wakefield Westgate by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate is 6 hours and 2 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate leave?

The first train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate leaves at 07:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate leave?

The last train from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate leaves at 08:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Aberdeen and Wakefield Westgate by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate cover a distance of around 240 miles (387 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Wakefield Westgate to Aberdeen.

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Wakefield Westgate

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Consider a Season Ticket

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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