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

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Train CrossCountry  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from York to Wakefield Westgate

$30 - $55

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Bus, line 110 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) Zap
  2. Take the line 110 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to St Johns, Leeds Rd Belgravia Road (*) N10 / ...

$10 - $14

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Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Wakefield Kirkgate

$15 - $25

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Wakefield 32.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from York to Wakefield 32.4 miles

$7 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from York to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at St Johns, Leeds Rd Belgravia Road (*) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from York and arriving at Wakefield Westgate. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between York and Wakefield is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.4 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Wakefield without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs .

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The train from York to Wakefield Westgate takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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York to Wakefield bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) station.

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

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The best way to get from York to Wakefield is to train which takes 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 110 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 28 min.

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York to Wakefield bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at St Johns, Leeds Rd Belgravia Road (*) station.

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York to Wakefield train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Wakefield Westgate station.

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Map of how to get from York to Wakefield.
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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from York to Wakefield hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Wakefield via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to St Johns, Leeds Rd Belgravia Road (*)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Wakefield is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from York to Wakefield.

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