Sheffield to Wakefield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    23:57
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    23m

Travelling from Sheffield to Wakefield by train

The fastest trains from Sheffield to Wakefield take around 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 34 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Wakefield.

Direct trains run between Sheffield and Wakefield.

We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Sheffield to Wakefield every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures. The duration is normally about 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:22 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 06:28, and the last at 23:57.

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

When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Wakefield by train.

Which trains operate between Sheffield and Wakefield?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

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

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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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