Wakefield to Sheffield by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    07:08
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    37m

Travelling from Wakefield to Sheffield by train

The fastest trains from Wakefield to Sheffield take around 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 33 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Sheffield.

Direct trains run between Wakefield and Sheffield.

We usually find around 51 direct trains on the route from Wakefield to Sheffield every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 41 departures. The duration is normally about 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Sheffield is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 07:08 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 07:08, and the last at 22:48.

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

When to book Wakefield to Sheffield 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 Sheffield by train.

Which trains operate between Wakefield and Sheffield?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Wakefield to Sheffield, 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.

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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