There are 7 ways to get from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate

$3 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leeds to Wakefield 11.4 miles

$2

5 alternative options

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Crown Point, Black Bull Street (*) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) N10 / ...

$2 - $8

Line 444 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 444 bus from Leeds City Centre, Park Row (Number 1 Park Row Building) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) 444 / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) 11.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) 11.1 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) 11.1 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Wakefield (Station) is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.1 miles.

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The train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Crown Point, Black Bull Street (*) and arriving at Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeds and arriving at Wakefield Westgate. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Leeds to Wakefield (Station) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Reading station.

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Wakefield (Station).
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  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Wakefield (Station), England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 10 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Arriva Yorkshire operates a bus from Leeds to Wakefield (Station) every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 32 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Crown Point, Black Bull Street (*) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Park Row (Number 1 Park Row Building) to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leeds to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Leeds
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leeds to Wakefield (Station)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$20 - $29
UberX
$20 - $29
Exec
$27 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Leeds to Wakefield (Station)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com

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