It takes an average of 3h 16m to travel from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate by train, over a distance of around 38 miles (62 km). There are normally 71 trains per day travelling from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate and tickets for this journey start from £7.90 when you book in advance.
From 1h 46m
38 miles (62 km)
71 trains per day
Looking to travel from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 3 hours 16 minutes to travel from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 46 minutes though. You'll usually find 71 trains per day running along the 38 miles (62 km) route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Wakefield Westgate, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You can choose to travel with London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or Transport for Wales to get to Wakefield Westgate. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.
To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £7.90.
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The average journey time by train between Manchester Airport and Wakefield Westgate is 3 hours and 16 minutes, with around 71 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate is 1 hour and 46 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate can start from as little as £7.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate. Travelling from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate leaves at 02:59. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate leaves at 01:13. 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.
Trains travelling from Manchester Airport to Wakefield Westgate cover a distance of around 38 miles (62 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Wakefield Westgate to Manchester Airport.
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