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Travelling from Wakefield to Retford by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Retford take around 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 55 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Retford.

Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Retford?

Direct trains from Wakefield to Retford have been found.

We usually find around 8 direct trains on the route from Wakefield to Retford every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

How long is the train journey from Wakefield to Retford?

The Wakefield to Retford train travel time is normally about 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Wakefield to Retford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 05:18 and the last train is around 20:58. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Wakefield to Retford 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 Wakefield to Retford by train.

Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Retford?

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

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway

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 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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