There are 7 ways to get from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds

$3 - $40

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Rideshare  •  32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Wakefield to Leeds 11.2 miles

$2

5 alternative options

Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Wakefield City Centre, Union Street (Adj Wakefield Bus Station) to Crown Point Road (Crown Point Bridge - Brewery Car Park) 110 / ...

$2 - $9

Line 444 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 444 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Station Interchange (Leeds Railway Station Interchange) 444 / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds 10.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds 10.5 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wakefield City Centre, Union Street (Adj Wakefield Bus Station) station and arriving at Crown Point Road (Crown Point Bridge - Brewery Car Park). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wakefield Westgate and arriving at Leeds. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Wakefield (Station) and Leeds is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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The train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Wakefield (Station) to Leeds train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wakefield Westgate station.

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The best way to get from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds is to train which takes 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38 min.

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Wakefield (Station) to Leeds bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Crown Point Road (Crown Point Bridge - Brewery Car Park) station.

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Wakefield (Station) to Leeds train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Leeds station.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds.
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  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Wakefield (Station), England and Leeds, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 15 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Arriva Yorkshire operates a bus from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 38 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

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
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Union Street (Adj Wakefield Bus Station) to Crown Point Road (Crown Point Bridge - Brewery Car Park)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Station Interchange (Leeds Railway Station Interchange)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Wakefield to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Wakefield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Leeds
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$20 - $29
UberX
$20 - $29
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$28 - $40
Taxi from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield (Station) to Leeds is 11 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Wakefield (Station) to Leeds.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Wakefield (Station) and Leeds. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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