We've frozen our prices for you for 49 hours! Use code FREEZE49 to save 4.9% on train tickets. Terms apply.

TrainlineTrainline is Europe’s leading platform for train and bus tickets

Low prices found by our customers
Each fare is the lowest adult economy ticket fare found by our customers on Trainline. Fares booked further in advance than the dates displayed may be cheaper. Prices are updated daily, subject to change and indicative of price last update. Limited availability. Discount cards and coach journeys excluded, prices exclusive of booking fee.

Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross by train

It takes an average of 2h 6m to travel from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross by train, over a distance of around 160 miles (257 km). There are normally 48 trains per day travelling from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross and tickets for this journey start from £19.40 when you book in advance.

First train

04:18

Last train

20:58

Departure station

Wakefield Westgate

Arrival station

London Kings Cross

Journey time

From 1h 46m

Distance

160 miles (257 km)

Frequency

48 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £19.40

Train operators

London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Railway

Taking the train from Wakefield to London Kings Cross

If you want to travel from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross by train, you've come to the right place.

The train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross usually takes around 2h 21m but can take just 1h 46m on the fastest services, with around 45 trains running on this popular route every day. 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.

You'll be taking a London North Eastern Railway (LNER) service on this route. LNER run trains up and down the East Coast, and their fleet includes several state-of-the-art Azuma trains. Sit back and enjoy free WiFi, onboard catering and power sockets at tables. LNER First Class also offers wider more comfortable seating, USB chargers at every seat, and complimentary food and drink. 

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.

Keen to book your train tickets from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to learn a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross? 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 Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross take?

The average journey time by train between Wakefield Westgate and London Kings Cross is 2 hours and 6 minutes, with around 48 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 Wakefield Westgate and London Kings Cross by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross is 1 hour and 46 minutes.

How much does the train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross cost?

Train ticket prices from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £19.40 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.

Is there a direct train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. There are 48 direct trains from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross leave?

The first train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross leaves at 04:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross leave?

The last train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross leaves at 20:58. 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 Wakefield Westgate and London Kings Cross by train?

Trains travelling from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross cover a distance of around 160 miles (257 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross

Train tickets from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross start at £19.40 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

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

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† 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.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.