How to travel from Wakefield to London

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Travel Information between Wakefield and London

distanceDistance160 miles (258 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$12 - $53
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $53 (€46) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or East Coast

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 160 miles (258 km) between Wakefield and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Wakefield to London.

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from Wakefield to London

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

Our recommendation

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

London North Eastern Railway
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
07:49AMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
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London North Eastern Railway
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
07:49AMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
07:49AMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers
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London North Eastern Railway
Wakefield Westgate (WKF)
07:30AMLondon Kings Cross (KGX)
0 transfers

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Find the best journey from Wakefield to London with FlixBus, National Express and British Airways. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Grand Central Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Grand Central Trains offers a range of services, including express, semi-fast and stopping services. Express services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to three hours. Semi-fast services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to four hours. Stopping services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to five hours. Grand Central Trains offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Standard tickets are the most economical option, while First Class tickets offer more comfort and space. Advance tickets are available for purchase up to 12 weeks in advance and offer the best value for money. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Grand Central Trains are London to Bradford, London to Sunderland, London to York and London to Wakefield.

    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.

      British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

        FAQs: Travel from Wakefield to London

        FAQs: Travel to London 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 London.

        There are 3 travel options from Wakefield to London: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to London from Wakefield is by taking a bus, which costs on average $12 (€10).

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

        Taking a bus costs $42 (€36) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $53 (€46).

        A bus is $21 (€18) less than a train with an average ticket price of $32 (€28) from Wakefield to London.

        The fastest way from Wakefield to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

        There are alternative travel options to London that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 4 h 20 min.

        Train takes on average 1 h 46 min.

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

        The average frequency per day from Wakefield to London is:

        • Around 25 trains per day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Wakefield to London:

        • Buses mostly depart from Wakefield, Cathedral Retail Pk and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
        • Trains most often depart from Wakefield at Wakefield Westgate and arrive in London at London Waterloo.

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

        • You can travel by bus from Wakefield to London with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Wakefield to London tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
        • You can take a flight from Wakefield to London with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for $53 (€46) with British Airways from Wakefield to London.
        • You can travel by train between Wakefield and London with East Coast, Grand Central Trains, East Midlands Trains or First Hull Trains, and you can find East Coast Wakefield to London tickets for $32 (€28) on Omio.

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

        • You can find 25 direct trains per day to London with East Coast or Grand Central Trains.

        Direct services to London 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 route.

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

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