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Working in Wakefield? If you’re fed up with chaotic commutes, a train from York to Wakefield could be the answer. Dodge the traffic on the roads and the faff over finding a parking spot when you arrive. Not having to drive will effectively give you a chunk of free time too, so you can get stuck into a good book or prep for that big meeting. Let us take the wheel and get ready to walk into the office feeling cool, calm and collected. We’re with you all the way. 

Taking the same trip multiple days a week? Our Season tickets will usually save you some money and you’ll dodge the ticket queue as well!


Journey information from York to Wakefield

  • How long is the average journey duration from York to Wakefield? 0 hours 35 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from York to Wakefield? 0 hours 34 minutes
  • When is the first train from York to Wakefield? 06:58
  • When is the last train from York to Wakefield? 16:58
  • How many services run for York to Wakefield today? 4

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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