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There are 8 ways to get from Wakefield to Scotland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Glasgow Central

$110 - $170

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Bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Glasgow National Express / ...

$24 - $63

6 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Kirkgate to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central

$71 - $155

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Glasgow 229.8 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI) MAN - EDI

$70 - $251

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Glasgow (GLA) EMA - GLA

$72 - $242

Train to Durham, fly to Aberdeen  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Darlington
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to Aberdeen (ABZ) MME - ABZ

$149 - $399

Train, bus to Humberside, fly to Aberdeen  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Barnetby
  2. Take the bus from Barnetby le Wold, Demand Responsive Area to Humberside Airport, Demand Responsive Area
  3. Fly from Humberside (HUY) to Aberdeen (ABZ) HUY - ABZ

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The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Scotland is to bus which costs £18 - £50 and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Wakefield to Scotland is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield to Scotland. However, there are services departing from St Johns, Leeds Road St Johns North and arriving at Glasgow via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wakefield Westgate and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Wakefield and Scotland is 239 miles. The road distance is 229.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs £85 - £130.

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The train from Wakefield Westgate to Glasgow Central takes 4h 24m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Wakefield to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Wakefield to Scotland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Wakefield Westgate station.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Scotland is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs £85 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £50 and takes 7h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 239.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Wakefield, England and Scotland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Wakefield to Glasgow every 4 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 4h 24m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Wakefield to Glasgow twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6h 10m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Humberside to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Humberside to Aberdeen via Durham
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Darlington
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Doncaster to Barnetby
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
ScotRail
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
CallConnect
Phone
03452343344
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Barnetby le Wold, Demand Responsive Area to Humberside Airport, Demand Responsive Area
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
traveline.info

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Wakefield to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Wakefield to Scotland train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield to Scotland is 230 miles. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Wakefield to Scotland.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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