Wakefield to Durham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 20m
  • Distance
    122 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Wakefield to Durham by train

Fast trains from Wakefield to Durham take around 1 hour and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 122 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wakefield and Durham.

1. Are there direct trains from Wakefield to Durham?

Direct trains from Wakefield to Durham have been found.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Wakefield to Durham every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

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

The Wakefield to Durham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Durham is usually scheduled to depart Wakefield around 07:37 and the last train is around 18:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wakefield around 07:40, and the last at 19:51.

When to book Wakefield to Durham 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 Durham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Wakefield and Durham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway

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

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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.