Cambridge to Wakefield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    21:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 21m

Travelling from Cambridge to Wakefield by train

Fast trains from Cambridge to Wakefield take around 2 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Wakefield.

Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Wakefield?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Cambridge 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 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Wakefield?

The Cambridge to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cambridge to Wakefield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 06:15 and the last train is around 20:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:53, and the last at 21:06.

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

When to book Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Wakefield by train.

Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Wakefield?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Thameslink

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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