Birmingham to Wakefield train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£38

Average

£54

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.

Cross Country
20:03Birmingham2h15 22:18Wakefield
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£381One-way
Cross Country
07:03Birmingham1h43 08:46Wakefield
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£691One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Wakefield

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07:03Birmingham1h43 08:46Wakefield
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Cross Country
20:03Birmingham2h15 22:18Wakefield
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Wakefield

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 43 m

Average

1 h 59 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

136 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Birmingham for Wakefield every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
07:03Birmingham1h43 08:46Wakefield
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£691One-way
Cross Country
20:03Birmingham2h15 22:18Wakefield
0 changes
£381One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Wakefield

distanceDistance84 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£69 (€79)
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Trains from Birmingham to Wakefield cover the 84 miles long route taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £69, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £67. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Wakefield

CrossCountry trains will get you from Birmingham to Wakefield from £67. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Wakefield from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket to Wakefield from Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Wakefield as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Birmingham and Wakefield start at £67 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 84 miles (136 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Wakefield from Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Wakefield CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Train information from Birmingham to Wakefield with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 49 min
  • Average Price: £67
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Wakefield

Travel by train to Wakefield 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 Birmingham to Wakefield.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Wakefield from Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £67  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Wakefield train price to come in at an average of £69  one way.
The train distance from Birmingham to Wakefield is around 84 miles.
The Birmingham to Wakefield train duration is on average 1 h 40 min, which is to be expected when travelling 84 miles to Wakefield from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. In Wakefield you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Wakefield Westgate and Wakefield Kirkgate.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Wakefield most often arrive at Wakefield Westgate and need to travel around 0.3 miles (536 m) from this train station to the city centre.

For the journey from Birmingham to Wakefield you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Birmingham to Wakefield on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The earliest train for this route departs from Birmingham at 05: 19. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 20: 03. Check Omio for the latest train times from Birmingham to Wakefield and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Wakefield is on average £69 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Birmingham and Wakefield available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Wakefield.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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