How to travel from Wakefield to York

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Travel Information from Wakefield to York

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$8 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $8 (€6) • 41 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€6) • 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or CrossCountry

Take a train or bus to travel 25 miles (40 km) between Wakefield and York. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Bus or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Wakefield to York.

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from Wakefield to York

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

Our recommendation

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

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Travel from Wakefield to York on Northern Rail (3) and CrossCountry travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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

    FAQs: Travel to York 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 York.

    You can get between Wakefield and York 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from Wakefield to York is a train with an average price of $8 (€6).

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

    A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Wakefield to York costing on average $9 (€7).

    The fastest way from Wakefield to York is by train with an average journey time of 41 min.

    There are alternative travel options to York that take longer:

    Getting to York by bus takes 1 h 4 min on average.

    The distance is approximately 25 miles (40 km) from Wakefield to York.

    The average frequency per day from Wakefield to York is:

    • Around 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to York 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 from Wakefield to York:

    • Buses most often depart from Wakefield at Wakefield, Cathedral Retail Pk and arrive in York at York, Rail Station.
    • Trains mostly depart from Wakefield Westgate and arrive in York.

    The following travel companies offer services from Wakefield to York:

    • Travel with CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or East Coast for trains to York. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail (3) Wakefield to York tickets on Omio for $8 (€6).

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

    • You can check for a direct train to York with CrossCountry with 13 direct trains per day.

    Direct services to York 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 journey.

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

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