Trains from Manchester to Wakefield

Manchester to Wakefield train information

Manchester Wakefield train map

Train duration -
Arrival Wakefield, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 33 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Manchester (North West England) to Wakefield (Yorkshire and the Humber England). The services on board can change depending on the train company.
  • The journey time to go to Wakefield from Manchester may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 33 miles between the two cities.
  • Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

Best prices for Manchester to Wakefield train tickets

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Manchester - Wakefield prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Wakefield by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Manchester - Wakefield: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Manchester to Wakefield in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £13 when buying your seat 7 days in advance which is 32% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Wakefield trains

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

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Discount Manchester - Wakefield train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Manchester Wakefield train ticket.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Manchester to Wakefield cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Wakefield to Manchester, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Manchester 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

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