Save on Your Train Tickets to Wakefield with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Wakefield by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Wakefield with SplitMyFare:

Wakefield to Edinburgh

Standard Fare: £45.3

SplitMyFare: £29.19

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £16.11


Wakefield to Bristol Temple Meads

Standard Fare: £49.5

SplitMyFare: £47.7

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £1.8


Wakefield to Aberdeen

Standard Fare: £139.8

SplitMyFare: £57.54

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £82.26



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"Wakefield is a city in West Yorkshire, England, lying 15 km south of Leeds. It's home to the Hepworth Gallery and the National Mining Museum for England. It's also a transport hub, and alternative base for visiting Leeds or York. The name “Wakefield” also refers to the metropolitan district, which includes several smaller towns plus rural areas.” WikiVoyage


Why Visit Wakefield by Rail?

Wakefield is located at the heart of England and is known as the centre of UK’s communications network offering unrivalled transport links. During the Middle Ages, Wakefield was known as the “Merrie City”. The city used to be an important market town and a centre for wool trading, thanks to its position in the River Calder, where an inland port was built. Nowadays, Wakefield has plenty to offer to its visitors. The city has a rich industrial heritage and visitors can explore its National Coal mining museum or take part in its lively nightlife scene.

The Wakefield Westgate railway station is the main railway station of Wakefield and is served by the East Coast Mainline. It also has another railway station, the Wakefield Kirkgate Station. The city can also be accessed from the Leeds railway station, Sheffield and Barnsley. To get around Wakefield, the most convenient way is to take the local bus services. There’s also a Free City Bus provided by the Metro and the Council and runs within the city centre.

The Wakefield Cathedral is one of the most popular attractions in the city. It’s one of three co-equal Anglican cathedrals in Leeds and a seat of the Bishop of Leeds. Another attraction, the Sandal Castle, is also worth visiting where the castle grounds are open from dawn until dusk. Other attractions in Wakefield are the Pontefract Castle, The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Orangery and the National Coal Mining Museum. If you’re into arts, do check out the Wakefield Art Gallery and the Hepworth Gallery.

The Westgate Run is popular in the north of England for its lively weekend nightlife scene where numerous bars and pubs open until late night. Wakefield is also home to a number of beautiful parks, such as the Newmillerdam Country Park, Pontefract Park, Pugney's Country Park, The Heronry & Anglers Country Park, and the Thornes Park.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Wakefield

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Wakefield there are may ways to save money so you can explore Wakefield. It may be that you’re getting a train to Wakefield for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Wakefield and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Wakefield is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Wakefield to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Wakefield. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.