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

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Recommended option

Train, line 101 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the line 101 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Oxford Rd Rail) to Moss Side, Claremont Rd (Chemist) 101 / ...

$25 - $68

Cheapest option

Line 110 bus, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 110 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Union Street (Adj 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 40 min

  1. Take the line 231 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Kirkgate (Market Place) 231 / ...
  2. Take the train from Huddersfield to Manchester Piccadilly

$20 - $25

Line 231 bus, bus  •  3 h 51 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

No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield station to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Wakefield City Centre, Union Street (Adj 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 49 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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The best way to get from Wakefield to Greater Manchester without a car is to train and line 101 bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Wakefield to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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Wakefield to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Wakefield City Centre, Union Street (Adj Wakefield Bus Station).

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Wakefield to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield to Greater Manchester is 48 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Wakefield to Greater Manchester.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 34.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

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 49 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
15 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 Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Huddersfield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Oxford Rd Rail) to Moss Side, Claremont Rd (Chemist)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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, Kirkgate (Market Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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, Union Street (Adj Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 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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