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

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from York to Wakefield Westgate

$30 - $55

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Bus, line 110 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Clifford Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn Zap
  2. Take the line 110 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street 110

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

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

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The cheapest way to get from York to Wakefield is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Wakefield is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from York, Clifford Street and arriving at Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from York and arriving at Wakefield Westgate. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 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 37 min and costs £26 - £40.

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The train from York to Wakefield Westgate takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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York to Wakefield bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Clifford Street 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 37 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 110 bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 37 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 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Wakefield via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Clifford Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 to Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 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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York to Wakefield bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Wakefield City Centre, Westmorland Street station.

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

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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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