Duration 1h 7m
Distance 38 miles
Average price £21
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Retford and Wakefield takes 1h 7m and the fastest train takes 33 min. There is a train service every few hours from Retford 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.

Train via Doncaster

  1. Retford
  2. Doncaster
  3. Wakefield
44 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
£7 - £106

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Retford to Wakefield? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission in United Kingdom.
Last Updated: 3/15/2020 | Source: CDC

Heavy travel restrictions apply and transportation services are subject to change. Please check before you travel.

Learn More.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Retford Low Level and arriving at Wakefield Kirkgate. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 17m.

More details

The distance between Retford and Wakefield is 34 miles. The road distance is 38 miles.

Get driving directions

Retford to Wakefield train services, operated by LNER, depart from Retford station.

More details

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

More details

Book your Retford to Wakefield train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

There are 737+ hotels available in Wakefield. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

What companies run services between Retford and Wakefield?

You can take a train from Retford to Wakefield via Doncaster in around 44 min.
Train operators
LNER
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Retford to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£3 - £5
1st Class
£13 - £20
Train from Doncaster to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£3 - £6
1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Retford to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£6 - £9
1st Class
£17 - £25
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £35

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps