There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Wakefield by plane, train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate

$63 - $220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Wakefield National Express

$30 - $38

5 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$90 - $316

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Wakefield Westgate

$130 - $367

Tube, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Wakefield Westgate

$36 - $57

Bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Wakefield Kirkgate

$66 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Wakefield 187.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Wakefield is to bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Wakefield is to fly and train which costs £45 - £170 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Wakefield is 160 miles. The road distance is 187.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Wakefield, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at Wakefield via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Wakefield, England?

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Wakefield via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Train from Newcastle to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from London Kings Cross to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 - $10
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com

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