There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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

Train LNER  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Wakefield Westgate

$67 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London Golders Green, Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to Wakefield National Express

$27 - $37

6 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Wakefield Kirkgate

$94 - $146

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield 164.1 miles

$35 - $55

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate

$117 - $294

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 33 min

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

$144 - $394

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$133 - $436

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$88 - $357

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Wakefield is 145 miles. The road distance is 164.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Wakefield via London Golders Green, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Wakefield Westgate via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Wakefield, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield via Peterborough in around 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield via London Golders Green, Bus Station in around 5 h 50 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 Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
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
Northern Rail
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
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$39
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Golders Green, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green, Bus Station to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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