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There are 6 ways to get from Oldham to Wakefield by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 110 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Chadderton to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the line 110 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street 110

$9 - $14

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Line 5 tram, train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Oldham King Street to Victoria 5
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Huddersfield
  3. Take the train from Huddersfield to Wakefield Kirkgate

$18 - $28

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Leeds

$18 - $32

Line 184 bus, line 231 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 184 bus from Oldham Mumps Interchange to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station 184
  2. Take the line 231 bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station 231 / ...

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oldham to Wakefield 41.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Wakefield 41.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Oldham to Wakefield is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oldham to Wakefield is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oldham to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from Chadderton and arriving at Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Oldham and Wakefield is 27 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Oldham to Wakefield without a car is to bus and line 110 bus which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Oldham to Wakefield, including transfers.

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Oldham to Wakefield bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chadderton station.

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The best way to get from Oldham to Wakefield is to bus and line 110 bus which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £13 - £25 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Oldham to Wakefield bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oldham to Wakefield is 41 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Oldham to Wakefield.

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Map of how to get from Oldham to Wakefield.
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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

What companies run services between Oldham, England and Wakefield, England?

You can take a bus from Oldham to Wakefield via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Oldham to Wakefield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Oldham King Street to Victoria
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Huddersfield
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Huddersfield to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Chadderton to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Yorkshire Tiger
Other operators
Taxi from Oldham to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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