Which operators can I use?
There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Sheffield in England to Wakefield in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
How long is the train?
There are 21 miles from Sheffield to Wakefield. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Wakefield from Sheffield, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.
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We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Sheffield and Wakefield by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Wakefield to Sheffield and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Sheffield Wakefield train ticket.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.
For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Sheffield Wakefield ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Wakefield to Sheffield (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.
How much does a railcard cost?
The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a complete year.
(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|
|Sheffield 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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