There are 5 ways to get from Wakefield to Harrogate by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train LNER  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Harrogate

$12 - $19

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Line 110 bus, line 36 bus  •  1 h 30 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 line 36 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to West Park, Beech Grove (West Park Street) 36

$10 - $11

3 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Harrogate

$10 - $56

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wakefield to Harrogate 25.5 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Harrogate 25.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Harrogate is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wakefield to Harrogate is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield station to Harrogate. However, there are services departing from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) and arriving at West Park, Beech Grove (West Park Street) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wakefield Westgate and arriving at Harrogate. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Wakefield and Harrogate is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Harrogate without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs £9 - £15.

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The train from Wakefield Westgate to Harrogate takes 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Wakefield to Harrogate bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station).

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Wakefield to Harrogate train services, operated by LNER, depart from Wakefield Westgate station.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Harrogate is to train which takes 50 min and costs £9 - £15. Alternatively, you can line 110 bus and line 36 bus, which costs £7 - £8 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield to Harrogate.
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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

LNER operates a train from Wakefield to Harrogate once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wakefield to Harrogate via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Leeds to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $29
Northern Rail
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$4 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Bus operators
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
Harrogate and District T
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to West Park, Beech Grove (West Park Street)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Other operators
Taxi from Wakefield to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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Wakefield to Harrogate bus services, operated by Harrogate and District T, arrive at West Park, Beech Grove (West Park Street) station.

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Wakefield to Harrogate train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Harrogate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield to Harrogate is 26 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Wakefield to Harrogate.

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