How to travel from London to Wakefield

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from London to Wakefield

You can get from London to Wakefield by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Wakefield on Jun 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:20AMLondon3h40 03:00PMWakefield
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11:20AMLondon3h40 03:00PMWakefield
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11:00AMLondon4h00 03:00PMWakefield
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06:32AMLondon St Pancras3h17 09:49AMWakefield Kirkgate
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07:02AMLondon St Pancras2h54 09:56AMWakefield Kirkgate
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981One-way

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Travel Information between London and Wakefield

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $124 (€110) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 160 miles (258 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from London to Wakefield. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus, British Airways or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Wakefield.

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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 London to Wakefield.
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There are 4 ways to travel between London and Wakefield including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

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

This is compared to other travel options to Wakefield:

A ferry is $18 (€16) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from London to Wakefield costing on average $18 (€16).

A ferry is $124 (€110) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from London to Wakefield costing on average $124 (€110).

A ferry is generally $50 (€45) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $50 (€45) from London to Wakefield.

The quickest way to travel between London and Wakefield is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 30 min   on average.

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 1 h 52 min.

You should expect to travel around 160 miles (258 km) between London and Wakefield.

The average frequency per day from London to Wakefield is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 30 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from London to 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 when traveling from London to Wakefield:

  • Most travelers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

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

  • Megabus can get you to Wakefield by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Megabus from London to Wakefield for $18 (€16) on Omio.
  • Travel with British Airways for flights to Wakefield. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for British Airways London to Wakefield tickets on Omio for $124 (€110).
  • London North Eastern Railway can get you to Wakefield by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London North Eastern Railway from London to Wakefield for $50 (€45) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Wakefield with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Wakefield with National Express or Megabus.
  • You'll find 27 direct trains a day to Wakefield with London North Eastern Railway.

Direct services to Wakefield tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from London to Wakefield? Many Omio customers who go from London to Wakefield usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Leeds or Sheffield. If you're looking to explore Manchester, Leeds or Sheffield from Wakefield, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from London to Wakefield, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $18 (€16) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $124 (€110) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $50 (€45) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking London to Wakefield tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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