Barnsley to Wakefield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:33
  • Last train
    19:42
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    26m

Travelling from Barnsley to Wakefield by train

The fastest trains from Barnsley to Wakefield take around 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 14 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barnsley and Wakefield.

Journeys between Barnsley and Wakefield usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Barnsley to Wakefield every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures. The duration is normally about 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Barnsley around 06:33 and the last train is around 18:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barnsley around 06:33, and the last at 19:42.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Barnsley to Wakefield train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barnsley to Wakefield by train.

Which trains operate between Barnsley and Wakefield?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Barnsley to Wakefield, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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