Wakefield to Skegness by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    22:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m

Travelling from Wakefield to Skegness by train

The fastest trains from Wakefield to Skegness take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 136 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Skegness.

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

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Wakefield to Skegness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Skegness is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 05:38 and the last train is around 20:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 05:18, and the last at 22:04.

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

When to book Wakefield to Skegness 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 Skegness by train.

Which trains operate between Wakefield and Skegness?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains

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

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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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