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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train LNER  •  3 h 7 min

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

$66 - $102

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

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

$25 - $37

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Train Grand Central  •  3 h 29 min

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

$90 - $147

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

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

$35 - $55

Train, subway, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 35 min

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

$112 - $289

Train, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 37 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

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield is to bus which costs £19 - £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 £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Wakefield via London Golders Green. 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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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Wakefield is 145 miles. The road distance is 164.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs £50 - £80.

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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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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield.
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  • Distance: 144.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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 in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 - $29
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
$21 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$17 - $26
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Peterborough to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $80
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
$38
London Underground (Tube)
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Once 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 - $27
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 Stansted Airport London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Wakefield station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Wakefield Westgate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Wakefield.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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