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Duration 3h 48m
Distance 180.8 miles
Average price £123
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Wakefield takes 3h 48m and the fastest train takes 3h 11m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex to Wakefield. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. White Notley
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Wakefield
3h 23m
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£43 - £229

Essex to Wakefield train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Wakefield. The earliest departure is at 06:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Wakefield at 08:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Wakefield Westgate via Liverpool Street station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Essex and Wakefield is 156 miles. The road distance is 180.8 miles.

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Essex to Wakefield train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Wakefield train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Wakefield Westgate station.

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There are 701+ hotels available in Wakefield. Prices start at £75 per night.

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