How to travel from Wakefield to Manchester

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from Wakefield to Manchester

You can get from Wakefield to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Wakefield to Manchester on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:14AMWakefield Westgate2h00 11:14AMManchester Piccadilly
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09:14AMWakefield Westgate2h00 11:14AMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
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03:47PMWakefield Westgate1h33 05:20PMManchester Piccadilly
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01:47PMWakefield Westgate1h26 03:13PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
301One-way
11:47AMWakefield Westgate1h33 01:20PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
301One-way

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Travel Information between Wakefield and Manchester

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€11) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 33 miles (53 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Wakefield to Manchester. Northern Rail is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct train from Wakefield to Manchester.

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FAQs

You can go from Wakefield to Manchester by bus, flight, ferry or train.

A train is the fastest way to get to Manchester from Wakefield with an average travel time for this trip around 1 h 20 min.

Manchester is approximately 33 miles (53 km) away from Wakefield.

The average frequency per day from Wakefield to Manchester is:

  • Around 35 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Wakefield to Manchester 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 from Wakefield to Manchester:

  • Trains from Wakefield to Manchester most often leave from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Wakefield to Manchester:

  • You can travel from Wakefield to Manchester by train with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€11) with Northern Rail from Wakefield to Manchester.

Yes, there is a direct route available from Wakefield to Manchester:

  • You can travel directly by train with.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Wakefield to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Wakefield to Manchester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Wakefield to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket is costing on average $11 (€11) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Wakefield to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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