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Travelling from Sheffield to Wakefield by train

Fast 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.

Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Wakefield?

Direct trains from Sheffield to Wakefield have been found.

We usually find around 49 direct trains on the route from Sheffield to Wakefield every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 44 departures.

How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Wakefield?

The Sheffield to Wakefield train travel time is normally about 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Sheffield to Wakefield train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Wakefield is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:15 and the last train is around 00:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 06:06, and the last at 23:57.

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 train companies operate between Sheffield and Wakefield?

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

  • 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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