Wakefield to Manchester Airport by train

  • First train
    06:08
  • Last train
    00:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 27m
  • Distance
    62 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Wakefield to Manchester Airport by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Manchester Airport take around 1 hour and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 62 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Manchester Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Manchester Airport?

Journeys between Wakefield and Manchester Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Wakefield to Manchester Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Wakefield to Manchester Airport?

The Wakefield to Manchester Airport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Wakefield to Manchester Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester Airport is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 06:08 and the last train is around 00:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 06:12, and the last at 00:07.

When to book Wakefield to Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Manchester Airport?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

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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.

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