How to travel from Birmingham to Wakefield

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Jun 27
Tue
Jun 28
Wed
Jun 29
Thu
Jun 30
Fri
Jul 01
Sat
Jul 02
Sun
Jul 03

Travel Information between Birmingham and Wakefield

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€44) • 1 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 84 miles (136 km) between Birmingham and Wakefield. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Wakefield

Travel to Wakefield easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Wakefield.
FAQs

There are 4 travel options from Birmingham to Wakefield: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Wakefield is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Wakefield:

Taking a flight is usually $69 (€62) less than taking a bus to Wakefield, which costs on average $69 (€62) for the same trip.

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Birmingham to Wakefield costing on average $1 (€1).

A flight is $50 (€44) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Wakefield costing on average $50 (€44).

The quickest way to travel to Wakefield from Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 1 h 41 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Wakefield by bus can take on average 3 h 35 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 84 miles (136 km) between Birmingham and Wakefield.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Wakefield is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Wakefield from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Wakefield:

  • Buses from Birmingham to Wakefield most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Wakefield most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Wakefield, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Wakefield by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Birmingham to Wakefield tickets on Omio for $69 (€62).
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Wakefield. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Birmingham to Wakefield tickets on Omio for $50 (€44).
Your trip from Birmingham to Wakefield doesn't have to end in Wakefield. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Leeds. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Leeds to your Birmingham to Wakefield tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Wakefield today!

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Wakefield, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $69 (€62) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $50 (€44) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Wakefield online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Travelling from Birmingham to Wakefield: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
Currency
Language