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York to Wakefield

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  1. on time
    York
    Platform 5
    04:27
    York
    Platform 5
    04:53
    Leeds
    Platform 16 estimated
    05:05
    Leeds
    Platform 8 estimated
    05:17
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    York
    Platform 7 estimated
    05:19
    York
    Platform 7 estimated
    05:55
    Leeds
    Platform 12C estimated
    06:05
    Leeds
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:17
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    05:28
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    05:58
    Leeds
    Platform 16 estimated
    06:11
    Leeds
    Platform 15 estimated
    06:22
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    05:49
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:12
    Leeds
    Platform 12 estimated
    06:25
    Leeds
    Platform 8A estimated
    06:37
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    York
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:59
    York
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:21
    Doncaster
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:31
    Doncaster
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:58
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    on time
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    York
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:18
    York
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:42
    Leeds
    Platform 16 estimated
    07:03
    Leeds
    Platform 17B estimated
    07:21
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 2
    on time
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 2
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    York
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:28
    York
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:57
    Leeds
    Platform 16 estimated
    07:11
    Leeds
    Platform 12 estimated
    07:22
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    06:49
    York
    Platform 9 estimated
    07:13
    Leeds
    Platform 16 estimated
    07:30
    Leeds
    Platform 11D estimated
    07:43
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    Wakefield Westgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:19
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:42
    Leeds
    Platform 12 estimated
    08:04
    Leeds
    Platform 17B estimated
    08:21
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 2
    on time
    Wakefield Kirkgate
    Platform 2
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from York to Wakefield

  • Train Fares from: £4.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from York to Wakefield by train?

    The average journey time between York and Wakefield is . On an average weekday, there are 21 trains travelling from York to Wakefield. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from York to Wakefield by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from York to Wakefield cost?

    Train tickets from York to Wakefield can start from as little as £4.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from York to Wakefield?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from York to Wakefield without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from York to Wakefield.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between York and Wakefield?

    The distance between York and Wakefield is 25 miles.

    Distance: 25 miles
  • What time is the first train from York to Wakefield?

    The first train from York to Wakefield departs at .

    What time is the last train from York to Wakefield?

    The last train from York to Wakefield departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

York to Wakefield timetable

Check out the next trains departing from York to Wakefield for Saturday 18th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
04:2705:1750m, 1 change
05:1906:1758m, 1 change
05:2806:2254m, 1 change
05:4906:3748m, 1 change
05:5906:5859m, 1 change
06:1207:221h 10m, direct
06:1807:211h 3m, 1 change
06:2807:2254m, 1 change
06:4907:4354m, 1 change
07:1908:211h 2m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from York to Wakefield

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**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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