There are 6 ways to get from Wakefield to Greater Manchester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road

$24 - $67

Cheapest option

Line 110 bus, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 110 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

$13 - $18

4 alternative options

Line 231 bus, train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 231 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) 231 / ...
  2. Take the train from Huddersfield to Manchester Oxford Road

$21 - $26

Line 231 bus, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 231 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) 231 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) 184

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wakefield to Greater Manchester 47.8 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Greater Manchester 47.8 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Greater Manchester is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wakefield to Greater Manchester is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Wakefield and Greater Manchester is 34 miles. The road distance is 47.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Wakefield to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield station to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) and arriving at Moss Side, Horton Rd (House 52) via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Wakefield, England and Greater Manchester, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Wakefield to Greater Manchester hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wakefield to Greater Manchester via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Huddersfield to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wakefield to Greater Manchester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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