How to travel from Wakefield to Leeds

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Travel Information from Wakefield to Leeds

distanceDistance8 miles (13 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$2 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 13 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail (3)

Take a train or bus to travel 8 miles (13 km) between Wakefield and Leeds. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Wakefield to Leeds.

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

Our recommendation

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

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You can travel by travel to Leeds from Wakefield with CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3). When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Wakefield and Leeds. 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.

    FAQs: Travel from Wakefield to Leeds

    FAQs: Travel to Leeds 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 Leeds.

    There are 2 ways to get from Wakefield to Leeds: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel between Wakefield and Leeds is a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

    This is compared to other travel options from Wakefield to Leeds:

    Taking a train costs $4 (€4) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $7 (€6).

    The fastest way to get to Leeds from Wakefield is by train with an average travel time of 13 min.

    Other travel options to Leeds take longer:

    Bus takes 25 min on average.

    The Wakefield to Leeds distance is around 8 miles (13 km).

    The average frequency per day from Wakefield to Leeds is:

    • 25 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Leeds from Wakefield 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 Leeds:

    • Most travelers board their bus from Wakefield, Cathedral Retail Pk and arrive in Leeds, Coach Station.
    • Most travelers board their train from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Leeds.

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

    • You can travel by train to Leeds from Wakefield with Northern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry, and you can find Northern Rail (3) Wakefield to Leeds tickets for $2 (€2) on Omio.

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

    • You'll find 23 direct trains a day to Leeds with Northern Rail (3), East Coast or CrossCountry.

    Direct services to Leeds 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.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Wakefield to Leeds often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Edinburgh, York or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Wakefield and Leeds itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leeds and any of these top destinations today!

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