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Trains from Wakefield to London

Heading into the capital for a long weekend and a spot of sightseeing? Perhaps you’ve got plans to meet up with friends or family, or maybe you’re journeying south for an important business meeting. With Grand Central’s trains from Wakefield Kirkgate to London King’s Cross, you can travel in style and the utmost comfort.

No matter what the reason for your trip, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the journey thanks to the superb onboard facilities available across all our trains from Wakefield to London King’s Cross. Want more information on the timetable, the journey duration and how to secure the best possible deal on your fares? Read on for everything you need to know about Grand Central’s Wakefield to London trains.

How frequent are trains from Wakefield to London King’s Cross?

Our Wakefield to London train runs once a day, departing at 11:14am on weekdays and Saturdays. On Sundays, it leaves at 12:56pm – perfect for those who want to enjoy a leisurely morning or a spot of brunch before heading to the station. 

What is the average journey time on a Wakefield to London train?

Typically, a Wakefield to London train will take approximately two-and-a-half hours. That’s a direct service, which means once on board there’s no need for you to worry about making any changes along the way – you can simply sit back in your seat and get comfortable. Some of our trains from Wakefield to London King’s Cross take only two hours – enough time to enjoy a film, a book or your favourite podcast without feeling like you’ve spent all day travelling.

What services are there on Grand Central trains from Wakefield to London King’s Cross?

When you book your train tickets from Wakefield to London, you’re receiving so much more than just a seat thanks to our superb selection of onboard facilities. Free WiFi is available to all passengers, so you can catch up on your emails, browse the net or scroll through social media at your leisure. Feeling hungry? Why not take advantage of our buffet service, which offers hot and cold drinks as well as sandwiches, snacks and sweet treats.

And for those who like to travel in a little more luxury, there are wider, reclining seats with extra leg room available in First Class, not to mention an at-seat service and complimentary refreshments. Our premium offering doesn’t end there, either – First-Class passengers for the Wakefield to London train can gain access to the elegant First Class Lounge at Wakefield Kirkgate station.

Which ticket do I need for my Wakefield to London train?

There are many different types of train tickets from Wakefield to London and the right one for you will depend on a number of things such as your travel plans, the time of day and the number of passengers in your group. For example, if you’re planning to come back to Wakefield at some stage then you’ll need a Return ticket but if London is to be the end of your journey, a Single will suffice.

We also offer Off-peak tickets, which are available for any Wakefield to London train outside the usual busy commuting hours on weekdays. If you can afford to be flexible with your schedule, an Anytime ticket will be most suitable, but for those who like to know exactly how their timetable looks, Advance fares allow for travel on specific trains from Wakefield to London King’s Cross.

How can I secure cheap train tickets from Wakefield to London?

Wakefield to London train prices can vary, although they are typically cheaper when booked in advance rather than on the day. Another great way to save is to invest in a Railcard, which can offer 1/3 off most fares and are available to lots of passengers.

There are cards for 16 to 25s, 26 to 30-year-olds, seniors, disabled persons and for those who frequently travel with the same individual. Make sure you check out the full range of Railcards and take advantage of cheap train tickets from Wakefield to London.

How do I book train tickets from Wakefield to London?

Securing your ticket for one of our Wakefield to London trains could not be simpler. Just head to our journey planner and fill out your travel details. When you’ve chosen the fare that’s right for you, select the desired delivery option – whether that’s via an e-ticket, collection at the station or in the post. Then, all that’s left to do is review your order and pay, and your train tickets from Wakefield to London will be secured.

Things to do in London

Once you arrive at your destination, you’ll certainly not be short of things to do in London. The capital truly offers something for everyone – whether that be spectacular views of the skyline on the London Eye, a taste of some of the finest art at the Tate Modern or getting up close and personal with the world’s most famous faces at Madame Tussauds. Those are just three of the more popular tourist attractions, but if you’d rather experience something a little different then you can seek out the city’s finest bars and restaurants, stroll through the beautiful Kew Gardens or head to Oxford Street for a spot of retail therapy.