Trains from Cardiff to Wakefield

Cardiff to Wakefield train information

Cardiff Wakefield train map

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Arrival Wakefield, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 168 Miles
  • The trip between Cardiff, located in Wales and Wakefield, situated in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • There are 168 miles between Cardiff to Wakefield. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Wakefield from Cardiff, and it’s also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Cardiff to Wakefield train tickets

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Best prices for Cardiff to Wakefield trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Wakefield by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Wakefield to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Cardiff - Wakefield train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Cardiff Wakefield train ticket.

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to assess the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Cardiff Wakefield ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Wakefield to Cardiff (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Wakefield train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare