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Kick back and relax on your journey from York to Wakefield with CrossCountry. When you travel on one of our trains, you'll get excellent service and a great travel experience. Travelling around the country has never been so comfortable.
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Travelling to Wakefield
First CrossCountry train - 09:35
Last CrossCountry train - 20:44
Travelling from York to Wakefield
Discover a unique part of the UK when you visit Wakefield. CrossCountry will get you to Wakefield smoothly, so you'll be ready to explore as soon as you arrive. Whether you're looking for shopping, culture or just a day out with the family, Wakefield has something for you.
Are there direct trains from York to Wakefield?
Yes, regular direct trains run between York and Wakefield with CrossCountry.
What amenities are available onboard trains from York to Wakefield?
When travelling from York to Wakefield you'll have all the amenities you would expect on a CrossCountry train. Enjoy electric points, subject to availability, and a range of seating options, including group bookings . There is also an at-seat service offering a variety of light refreshments for you to enjoy.
Is WiFi available on trains from York to Wakefield?
Yes! The journey from York to Wakefield will fly by as you surf through the countryside with our free on-board WiFi.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from York to Wakefield?
If you have an Anytime or Off-Peak ticket, chances are you can reserve a seat on our trains from York to Wakefield using our ten minute reservation service! This handy service lets you reserve a seat by text message. Check out our Ten Minute Reservation page for more information.
Where can I find cheap tickets from York to Wakefield?
There are lots of ways to find cheap tickets from York to Wakefield with CrossCountry. The best way is to book early and be flexible with travel times. We've got a bunch more tips and tricks in our helpful guide on how to find cheap tickets, but you should also keep an eye on our special offers page.
Can I use my railcard on trains from York to Wakefield?
Yes! You can use your railcard on CrossCountry services, so there's a good chance you'll be able to save on your fare. There are a number of options available so check out our Railcards page to be sure you can use your particular card on this service.
For full information about Wakefield station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Wakefield
Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!