How to travel from York to Wakefield

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from York to Wakefield

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

Our recommendation

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

09:44AMYork0h38 10:22AMWakefield Westgate
0 transfers
10:05AMYork2h25 12:30PMWakefield Westgate
1 transfer
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10:44AMYork0h38 11:22AMWakefield Westgate
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08:19AMYork1h03 09:22AMWakefield Westgate
1 transfer
08:32AMYork1h58 10:30AMWakefield Westgate
1 transfer

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Travel Information to Wakefield from York

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 25 miles (40 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Wakefield from York. Northern Rail is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from York to Wakefield.

Travel Tips: Travel from York to Wakefield

Travel Tips: Travel to Wakefield 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 York to Wakefield.

Travel York to Wakefield by bus, flight, ferry or train.

A train is the fastest way to get to Wakefield from York with an average travel time for this route around 56 min.

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

The average frequency per day from York to Wakefield is:

  • 71 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between York and Wakefield 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 York to Wakefield:

  • Trains most often depart from York at York and arrive in Wakefield at Wakefield Westgate.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between York and Wakefield:

  • You can travel by train from York to Wakefield with Northern Rail, and you can find Northern Rail York to Wakefield tickets for $7 (€6) on Omio.
Your trip from York to Wakefield doesn't have to end in Wakefield. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Leeds. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Leeds to your York to Wakefield tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Wakefield today!

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

  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $7 (€6) one way on average.

But we recommend booking York to Wakefield 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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