Which train company can I use?
The route connecting Wakefield, which is in England and Edinburgh, located in Scotland is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
How far is it by train?
There are 171 miles from Wakefield to Edinburgh. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Edinburgh from Wakefield, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
How much does it costs?
Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Wakefield to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Wakefield and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Wakefield and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Wakefield Edinburgh train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons 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 Wakefield Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Wakefield (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.
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|
|Wakefield to Edinburgh 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
Train tickets from Wakefield