Wakefield to Leeds train

Thu, 30 May
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Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

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

Northern Rail
18:560h17
Wakefield
19:13Leeds
£21One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:160h18
Wakefield
08:34Leeds
£21One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:080h15
Wakefield
08:23Leeds
£31One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
18:100h14
Wakefield
18:24Leeds
£31One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
11:140h18
Wakefield
11:32Leeds
£31One-way
0 changes

Train timetableWakefield to Leeds

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 May
Northern Rail
18:100h14
Wakefield
18:24Leeds
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:080h15
Wakefield
08:23Leeds
0 changes
Northern Rail
11:140h18
Wakefield
11:32Leeds
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:160h18
Wakefield
08:34Leeds
0 changes
Northern Rail
18:560h17
Wakefield
19:13Leeds
0 changes

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Train times from Wakefield to Leeds

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

14 m

Average

19 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

13 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Wakefield for Leeds every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
18:100h14
Wakefield
18:24Leeds
£31One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:080h15
Wakefield
08:23Leeds
£31One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
18:560h17
Wakefield
19:13Leeds
£21One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
23:100h17
Wakefield
23:27Leeds
£31One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
11:140h18
Wakefield
11:32Leeds
£31One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Wakefield to Leeds

distanceDistance8 miles
durationAverage train duration13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£3 (€3)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry

Trains from Wakefield to Leeds cover the 8 miles long journey taking on average 13 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £2, but the average price of train tickets is £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Leeds.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), East Coast and CrossCountry trains Wakefield to Leeds

For as little as £3 you can travel by train to Leeds from Wakefield with Northern Rail (3), East Coast and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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 Leeds train information with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £5
  • East Coast frequency: 7 a day

FAQs: Wakefield to Leeds train

FAQs: Travel by train from Wakefield to Leeds 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 Leeds.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Wakefield to Leeds can start from as little as £2 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Wakefield to Leeds is £3; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Wakefield and Leeds is on average 13 min   for the 8 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leeds from Wakefield by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Wakefield to Leeds leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Wakefield to Leeds leaves at 23: 23.
Yes, there are 23 direct trains a day from Wakefield to Leeds with Northern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Wakefield to Leeds train with Northern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Wakefield to Leeds as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 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 Leeds, you can end your journey in train stations like Leeds and Yeadon, Leeds Bradford Airport Bus.

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 Leeds, located 0.2 miles (369 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Leeds from Wakefield is worth doing with a journey time of 13 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Wakefield to Leeds by train is February.
You have options as you can travel to Leeds from Wakefield 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Wakefield and Leeds

Wakefield
Leeds
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 Leeds.
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
Amenities at station
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