Wakefield to Birmingham train

Sat, 25 May
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Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Wakefield to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
15:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
14:231h40
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
16:03Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£591One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
13:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£731One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:231h41
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£731One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
13:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£731One-way
0 changes

Train timetableWakefield to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
Cross Country
08:231h41
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:231h44
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
11:07Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:281h59
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
11:27Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
10:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
12:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Northern Rail
10:262h30
Wakefield Kirkgate (WKK)
12:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Cross Country
11:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
13:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:282h00
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
13:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
12:231h41
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
13:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
13:291h58
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
15:27Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
14:231h40
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
16:03Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
15:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes

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Train times from Wakefield to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

1 h 50 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

136 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Wakefield for Birmingham every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
14:231h40
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
16:03Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£591One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:231h41
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£801One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:231h41
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
10:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£731One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:231h43
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
12:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£801One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Wakefield to Birmingham

distanceDistance84 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or East Coast

Trains from Wakefield to Birmingham cover the 84 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or East Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £56, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry and East Coast trains Wakefield to Birmingham

For as little as £68 you can travel by train from Wakefield to Birmingham with CrossCountry and East Coast. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Wakefield to Birmingham train information with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: £208
  • East Coast frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Wakefield to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Wakefield to Birmingham 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 Wakefield to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Birmingham can start from as little as £30 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Wakefield to Birmingham is £56; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Wakefield to Birmingham train time is 1 h 41 min   covering the 84 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Wakefield to Birmingham leaves at 05: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Wakefield to Birmingham leaves at 21: 23.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day from Wakefield to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Wakefield to Birmingham train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry or East Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Birmingham from Wakefield to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 23.

When departing from Wakefield, you have various train station options to start your route from including Wakefield Westgate, Wakefield Kirkgate and Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield Kirkgate. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your journey in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Wakefield Westgate, which is located around 0.5 miles (806 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from Wakefield is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 41 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Wakefield to Birmingham by train is February.
You have options as you can travel from Wakefield to Birmingham 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Wakefield and Birmingham

Wakefield
Birmingham
Wakefield Westgate is the most popular Wakefield 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 Wakefield for your journey to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 722 5333
Public transport options for Wakefield Westgate
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stop (W9) in the short-stay car park.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8002006060
Public transport options for Wakefield Kirkgate
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off outside the station entrance.
Wakefield Westgate or Wakefield KirkgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Wakefield Westgate railway stationAccessibility
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