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Wakefield to Manchester Airport by train

  • First train
    06:08
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 26m
  • Distance
    62 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    56
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wakefield to Manchester Airport by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Manchester Airport take around 1 hour and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 62 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Manchester Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Manchester Airport?

Journeys between Wakefield and Manchester Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 64 departures on the route from Wakefield to Manchester Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 38 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Wakefield to Manchester Airport?

The Wakefield to Manchester Airport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Wakefield to Manchester Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester Airport is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 06:08 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 06:12, and the last at 00:07.

When to book Wakefield to Manchester Airport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Wakefield to Manchester Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Manchester Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Wakefield to Manchester Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Manchester Airport to Wakefield by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.