How to travel from Wakefield to Bristol

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Travel Information from Wakefield to Bristol

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$85 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€34) • 7 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $85 (€74) • 3 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or CrossCountry

Travel 160 miles (258 km) by train or bus between Wakefield and Bristol. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Wakefield to Bristol.

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from Wakefield to Bristol

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

Our recommendation

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

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

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Bristol from Wakefield. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    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 Bristol

      FAQs: Travel to Bristol 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 Bristol.

      There are 2 travel options between Wakefield and Bristol. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Bristol from Wakefield is by taking a bus, which costs on average $39 (€34).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Wakefield to Bristol:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      Taking a bus costs $46 (€40) less than taking a train, which costs on average $85 (€74) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Wakefield to Bristol is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 7 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Bristol that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 7 h 30 min.

      The distance is approximately 160 miles (258 km) from Wakefield to Bristol.

      The average frequency per day from Wakefield to Bristol is:

      • 10 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Wakefield and Bristol 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 Bristol:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Wakefield, Northgate to Bristol, Airport Bus Station.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

      The following travel companies offer services from Wakefield to Bristol:

      • Travel with FlixBus to go to Bristol by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Wakefield to Bristol tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).
      • CrossCountry can get you to Bristol by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with CrossCountry from Wakefield to Bristol for $85 (€74) on Omio.

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

      • You can check for a direct train to Bristol with CrossCountry with 11 direct trains per day.

      Direct services to Bristol 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.

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

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