How to travel from Leicester to Wakefield

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Travel Information between Leicester and Wakefield

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $51 (€45) • 1 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 73 miles (118 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Leicester to Wakefield. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leicester to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leicester 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 Leicester to Wakefield.

There are 4 ways to travel to Wakefield from Leicester including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Leicester and Wakefield is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Wakefield:

Taking a flight is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a bus to Wakefield, which costs on average $12 (€10) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same journey. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Leicester to Wakefield.

Taking a flight is usually $51 (€45) less than taking a train to Wakefield, which costs on average $51 (€45) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Wakefield from Leicester is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 37 min.

Other travel options to Wakefield can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 40 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Wakefield by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

Wakefield is approximately 73 miles (118 km) away from Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Wakefield is:

  • 42 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Leicester and Wakefield 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 Leicester to Wakefield:

  • Buses from Leicester to Wakefield most often leave from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Trains mostly depart from Leicester and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

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

  • Megabus can take you to Wakefield by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Megabus from Leicester to Wakefield for $12 (€10).
  • Travel with London North Eastern Railway to go to Wakefield by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find London North Eastern Railway Leicester to Wakefield tickets on Omio for $51 (€45).
Your trip from Leicester 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 Leicester 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 Leicester to Wakefield, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $51 (€45) one way on average.

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

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