How to travel from Wakefield to Birmingham

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Travel Information from Wakefield to Birmingham

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$19 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€17) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $39 (€33) • 1 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Take a train or bus to travel 84 miles (136 km) between Wakefield and Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Wakefield to Birmingham.

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How to get from Wakefield to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Wakefield to Birmingham is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best route from Wakefield to Birmingham with Omio's travel partners National Express, FlixBus and CrossCountry! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FAQs: Travel from Wakefield to Birmingham

    FAQs: Travel to Birmingham 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 Wakefield to Birmingham.

    There are 2 travel options from Wakefield to Birmingham: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Birmingham is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $19 (€17) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

    A bus is $19 (€17) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Wakefield to Birmingham costing on average $39 (€33).

    The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Wakefield is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 41 min.

    Other travel options to Birmingham take longer:

    Bus takes 3 h 25 min on average.

    Birmingham is approximately 84 miles (136 km) away from Wakefield.

    The average frequency per day from Wakefield to Birmingham is:

    • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

    • Most travelers take a bus from Wakefield, Cathedral Retail Pk to Birmingham, Coach Station.
    • Most travelers take a train from Wakefield Westgate to Birmingham New Street.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Wakefield to Birmingham:

    • You can take a bus from Wakefield to Birmingham with National Express or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $19 (€17) with FlixBus from Wakefield to Birmingham.
    • You can travel between Wakefield and Birmingham by train with CrossCountry or East Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€33) with CrossCountry from Wakefield to Birmingham.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Wakefield to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

    • Direct trains with CrossCountry with 10 direct trains per day.

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

    Omio customers who travel from Wakefield to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester, Paris, Edinburgh or Liverpool. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.
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