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Recommended option

Train, tram  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the tram from Victoria to Cornbrook
  4. Take the tram from Cornbrook to Parkway

£21 - £121

Cheapest option

Train, tram via Rochdale Railway Station  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Rochdale
  2. Take the tram from Rochdale Railway Station to Cornbrook Pink Line

£20 - £118

1 alternative option

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Trafford Park 51.2 miles

£7 - £12

Wakefield to Trafford Park by train and tram

The journey time between Wakefield and Trafford Park is around 2h 28m and covers a distance of around 56 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 43m. Operated by Northern Rail, CrossCountry, LNER and others, the Wakefield to Trafford Park service departs from Wakefield Westgate and arrives in Parkway. Typically 179 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 28m
Fastest journey time:
1h 43m
Journey distance:
56 miles
Services per week:
179
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wakefield to Trafford Park train and tram schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Wakefield → Trafford Park
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The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 54 min.

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The fastest way to get from Wakefield to Trafford Park is to drive which takes 54 min and costs £7 - £12.

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No, there is no direct train from Wakefield to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Wakefield Westgate and arriving at Parkway via Leeds, Victoria and Cornbrook. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Wakefield and Trafford Park is 37 miles. The road distance is 51.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Trafford Park without a car is to train and tram which takes 1h 49m and costs £21 - £130.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Wakefield to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Wakefield to Trafford Park train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wakefield Westgate station.

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Wakefield to Trafford Park train services, operated by Metrolink, arrive at Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield to Trafford Park is 51 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Wakefield to Trafford Park.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 37 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Wakefield, England and Trafford Park, England?

There is no direct connection from Wakefield to Trafford Park. However, you can take the train to Leeds, take the train to Manchester Victoria, take the walk to Victoria, take the tram to Cornbrook, then take the tram to Parkway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Wakefield to Trafford Park via Leeds, Rochdale, Rochdale Railway Station, and Cornbrook in around 2h 53m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Leeds to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £23
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £50
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £50
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £14
Off-Peak Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£7 - £11
TransPennine Express Service
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from Victoria to Cornbrook
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Metrolink
Tram from Cornbrook to Parkway
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Metrolink
Tram from Rochdale Railway Station to Cornbrook
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Metrolink

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