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Travelling from Wakefield to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Cambridge take around 2 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 199 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Cambridge.

Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Cambridge?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Wakefield to Cambridge 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 29 departures.

How long is the train journey from Wakefield to Cambridge?

The Wakefield to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Wakefield to Cambridge train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 06:18 and the last train is around 21:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 05:18, and the last at 22:32.

When to book Wakefield to Cambridge 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 Cambridge by train.

Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Cambridge?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Other
  • Thameslink

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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