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There are 4 ways to get from Wakefield to Selby by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  57m

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

£9 - £40

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Bus, line 476 bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate to Pontefract, Bus Station 148A / ...
  2. Take the line 476 bus from Pontefract, Bus Station to Selby, Park Street Shelter 476

£4 - £7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Wakefield to Selby 24.9 miles

£65 - £85

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Selby 24.9 miles

£4 - £6

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The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Selby is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Wakefield to Selby is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield to Selby. However, there are services departing from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate and arriving at Selby, Park Street Shelter via Pontefract, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Wakefield to Selby. However, there are services departing from Wakefield Westgate and arriving at Selby via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57m.

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The distance between Wakefield and Selby is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Selby without a car is to train which takes 57m and costs £9 - £40.

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It takes approximately 57m to get from Wakefield to Selby, including transfers.

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Wakefield to Selby bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, depart from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate station.

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Wakefield to Selby train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wakefield Westgate station.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Selby is to train which takes 57m and costs £9 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 476 bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 2h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield to Selby.
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  • Distance: 19 miles
  • Duration: 57m

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

You can take a train from Wakefield to Selby via Leeds in around 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wakefield to Selby via Pontefract, Bus Station in around 2h 27m.

Train operators
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
15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £3
Off-Peak Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Single
£5 - £8
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Selby
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Bus operators
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate to Pontefract, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Arriva Yorkshire
Bus from Pontefract, Bus Station to Selby, Park Street Shelter
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Arriva Yorkshire
Ross Travel
Phone
+44 (0) 1977 791738
Email
info@rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Website
rosstravelgroup.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate to Pontefract, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Ross Travel
CT Plus
Website
travelwest.info
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Kirkgate to Pontefract, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
CT Plus
Other operators
Taxi from Wakefield to Selby
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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Wakefield to Selby bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Selby, Park Street Shelter station.

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Wakefield to Selby train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Selby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield to Selby is 25 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Wakefield to Selby.

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