How to travel from Rotherham to Wakefield

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Travel Information to Wakefield from Rotherham

distanceDistance18 miles (29 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 20 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Northern Rail

Travel 18 miles (29 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Rotherham to Wakefield. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rotherham to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rotherham 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 Rotherham to Wakefield.

There are 4 ways to get from Rotherham to Wakefield: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Wakefield from Rotherham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Wakefield:

A bus is generally $4 (€4) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $12 (€11) from Rotherham to Wakefield.

The quickest way to travel to Wakefield from Rotherham is by bus, which takes on average 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 39 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 18 miles (29 km) from Rotherham to Wakefield.

The average frequency per day from Rotherham to Wakefield is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 40 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rotherham 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 when traveling from Rotherham to Wakefield:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Rotherham, Interchange Bus Station and arrive in Wakefield, Wakefield.
  • Most travelers board their train from Rotherham Central and arrive in Wakefield Westgate.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotherham 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 Rotherham to Wakefield for $8 (€7) on Omio.
  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Wakefield by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Rotherham to Wakefield tickets on Omio for $12 (€11).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotherham to Wakefield often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Leeds. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotherham and Wakefield itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Wakefield and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $12 (€11) one way.

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

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