There are 9 ways to get from Wakefield to Scotland by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Edinburgh  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$115 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds to Glasgow National Express / ...

$24 - $64

7 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Glasgow Central

$110 - $180

Train via Carlisle  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central

$78 - $164

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Glasgow 229.8 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Aberdeen  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LBA - ABZ

$81 - $348

Train to Manchester, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 30 min

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

$71 - $251

Train to East Midlands, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 25 min

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

$72 - $243

Train to Durham, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 52 min

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

$150 - $403

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Scotland is to bus which costs £17 - £50 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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

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The distance between Wakefield and Scotland is 383 km. The road distance is 368 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Wakefield to Scotland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) and arriving at Glasgow via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wakefield Westgate and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Wakefield, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Wakefield to Glasgow via Edinburgh in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Wakefield to Glasgow twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $28 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Durham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $190
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
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 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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